Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Authorities were able to positively ID the deceased man, however, they are not yet releasing his identity.
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Tuesday, April 9
Lilburn Police have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a car off Pleasant Hill Road Sunday (April 7). According to a Lilburn Police news release, the deceased man was a Lawrenceville resident. Authorities were able to positively identify the man with the help of immediate family this morning, but police are withholding his name pending notification of other family members. "The Lilburn Police Department would like to thank the community’s response to this incident," continues the statement. The department sent out a news release Monday asking for the public's help in identifying the man who was hit while crossing the road around 8:45 p.m. the previous day. The unidentified man was transported to the Eastside Medical …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A train struck a car and a man on the railroad tracks Tuesday near Buford Highway and Amwiler Road in Gwinnett County, according to police. One man has died and another man remains in critical condition.
The man who died in Tuesday's train-car collision in Gwinnett County has been identified. Lawrenceville resident Tony Lungaro, 51, died after being struck by a train around 4:55 p.m. March 12 near Buford Highway in Peachtree Corners, according to Gwinnett Police spokesman Cpl. Jake Smith. Lungaro was the passenger in a white 2003 Ford 150 that was being driven by Lorenzo Wilkerson, 40, of Riverdale. They were traveling south on Buford Highway as a bronze 2003 Chevrolet Astrovan, driven by 25-year-old Lawrenceville resident Severin Gluschak, was traveling north on the same road. Police say Gluschak attempted to turn left onto Amwiler Road in Peachtree Corners, but the car failed to yield and turned in front of the Ford, causing a collision…
Monday, March 11, 2013
The incident occurred around 4:15 p.m. off Springlake Road near Saddle Shoals Drive in Lawrenceville, Ga.
A man died from a car crash Sunday in the city of Lawrenceville. According to Sgt. C.D. Ralston of the Lawrenceville Police Deparment's Special Operations Division, 21-year-old Lawrenceville resident Sabrija Alic was driving on Springlake Road near Saddle Shoals Drive around 4:15 p.m. His black Honda was traveling west when he lost control of the car. The vehicle left the roadway and drove into several trees. Alic was transported to Gwinnett Medical Center where he died from his injuries. No further details are available at this time, according to police. The incident is currently under investigation by the department's accident investigation unit.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
20-year-old Lawrenceville woman rolled her Honda Element on the Athens Bypass.
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Thursday, February 28
Ashley Stone, 20, of Lawrenceville, was driving a Honda Element on the Athens Bypass (Loop 10), heading away from the mall, Tuesday afternoon. She lost control of the car. It rolled repeatedly and landed in a ditch, about a mile south of the Atlanta Highway. According to a story in the Athens Banner Herald, Stone was taken to Athens Regional Medical Center, where she remains in critical condition. A hospital spokesperson told the newspaper that Stone was in critical condition, but did not elaborate.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The driver, Sharon Mitchell-Golden of Stone Mountain has been charged in the accident that killed a Lawrenceville, Ga. teen.
Gwinnett County Police say the driver involved in the fatal pedestrian accident on Lawrenceville Highway Wednesday morning has now been charged. In a release, GCPD Cpl. Jake Smith said Sharon Mitchell-Golden, 49, of Stone Mountain, turned herself in to police Thursday. Mitchell-Golden has been charged with second degree vehicular homicide, a misdemeanor, and driving more than 300 feet in the center turn lane. Mitchell-Golden reportedly struck 17 year old Dakota M. Waters of Lawrenceville as he tried to cross Lawrenceville Highway between Hamilton Road and James Road at around 7:30am. Waters was reportedly standing in the center lane as Mitchell-Golden was unable to stop her 2007 Land Rover and hit the teen. Waters was taken to Gwinnett …
The victim has been identified as Dakota M. Waters, 17 of Lawrenceville, Ga.
Gwinnett County Police say a 17 year old was hit by a car while trying to cross Lawrenceville Highway Wednesday morning. According to Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Edwin Ritter, Dakota M. Waters was trying cross the multi-lane road between Hamilton Rd and James Rd just before 7:30am. A driver of a Land Rover was driving northbound and moved into the center lane to turn left on to James Road. Waters was reportedly standing in that center lane, the driver was unable to stop and hit the teen. Waters was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center in critical condition and later died. Ritter says the driver is not facing charges at this time, however, the investigation continues. GCPD Cpl. Jake Smith added that while the weather was not listed as a …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson identifies the victim of Monday's accident as Otis Johnson. A tree limb fell on the city-owned vehicle he was driving, leading to another wreck.
Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson issued a statement Monday afternoon after a city employee was involved in a car crash. “The City of Lawrenceville is saddened by the news of an accident involving a city employee. We are praying for those affected by the incident," said the Mayor in an exclusive email to Patch. "Our hearts are with Otis Johnson and his family during this time of extreme uncertainty.” Mr. Johnson was driving down Stone Mountain Street during Monday's heavy rains when a tree limb broke off and crashed onto the cab of the city-owned vehicle he was driving. White Ford Ranger then continued through the intersection at Constitution Blvd and crashed into a Chevy S-10. The Jaws of Life were used to pull Mr. Johnson from …
A tree limb fell on the city owned pickup truck which then crashed into another vehicle on Stone Mountain Street Monday afternoon.
Update: 4:46pm - Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson has identified the victim as Otis Johnson. Click here to read the Mayor's statement regarding Mr. Johnson. A City of Lawrenceville employee is in critical condition after a tree limb fell on his truck. At about 1:30pm, the employee was driving a city owned white Ford Ranger on the 100 block of Stone Mountain Street near the intersection of Constitution Blvd. The Monday afternoon’s heavy wind and rain caused a limb from an old oak tree to come crashing down on the cab of his truck. The truck then continued through the intersection for about another block before crashing into the back of a Chevy S-10 pickup truck. The second truck was stopped in the road after being involved in a minor accident that…
The tree limb reportedly broke in Lawrenceville during Monday's strong rain. The driver of a Lawrenceville city truck was in critical condition.
Update, 3:05 p.m.: One of the vehicles involved in the accident is a City of Lawrenceville truck. The driver is listed in critical condition, officials said. The driver of a second pickup was also taken to a hospital. At about 1:45pm, Lawrenceville Police report a tree limb has fallen onto the road and caused a three vehicle accident. According to LPD's Capt. Gregory Vaughn, the limb fell on Stone Mountain Street near Constitution Ave and hit at least one of the cars. Two people were seriously injured and taken to the hospital. Vaughn says Monday afternoon's heavy rainstorm may have played a factor in the accident. The section of Stone Mountain Street is closed during this accident investigation. Click here for more updates to this …
Friday, November 30, 2012
He was cited for failing to maintain lane and driving on the wrong side of the road
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Friday, November 30, 2012
Gwinnett County police report that a 50-year-old Loganville man was involved in the wreck on S.R. 20 in Grayson that sent both drivers to the hospital. "At about 5:00 a.m., Ofc. H. McCall was involved in a head-on collision at the intersection of Grayson Pkwy (S.R. 20) and Brackin Trace," said Cpl. Jake Smith, spokesperson for GCPD in a relase. "This intersection is at the entrance of Starling Elementary School." Smith said James Snyder, 50, of Loganville, was in a black Acura passenger car and McCall, in his patrol car, was stopped in the left turn lane of Grayson Parkway, northbound. "Snyder was traveling south on Grayson Pkwy. Snyder’s vehicle crossed into northbound lanes at the intersection and hit the concrete median. His vehicle hit…