Two people were taken to area hospitals after an accident on Interstate 85 on Saturday, according to the West Jackson Fire Department.
A truck on I-85 was on its driver side over an embankment near the 128 mile marker, according to an incident report.
There were two people in the truck. One of the passengers was removed from the vehicle, and an EMS worker entered the vehicle to give medical care to the other passenger.
Once outside of the vehicle, the first passenger started to feel lightheaded. Both passengers were taken to area hospitals.
There were no fire or other hazards on the scene.
Both northbound lanes of the interstate were closed during the incident.
Other incidents that the West Jackson Fire Department responded to last week included:
•malicious false alarm at a Charlie Smith Road, Braselton, address, where a pre-school child pulled a trigger on a fire alarm at a commercial building. There was no fire.
•grass fire on I-85, where a box truck had lost a front wheel and tire. There was no grass fire when firefighters arrived and additional units were told to cancel their response to the scene.
•motor vehicle accident on I-85, where two vehicles were blocking an exit ramp. There was damage to both vehicles, but the occupants of both vehicles didn’t want medical attention. There were no signs of fires or leaks. The scene was turned over to the Braselton Police Department.
•motor vehicle accident on Ga. Hwy. 53, Braselton, where a vehicle overturned. Two people were sitting next the vehicle when firefighters arrived, but said they weren’t injured.