ONE INJURED IN WRECK ON I-85

A man was injured in this wreck which occurred April 28 on I-85 South near Martin Bridge Road. Banks County Fire/EMS responded found a multi-vehicle accident with two tractor trailer trucks, a passenger vehicle and a van involved in the accident. Three patients were treated on the scene for minor injuries and one patient from the tractor trailer pictured was extricated from the wreckage by fire personnel and transported by EMS in serious condition to Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. The patient injured was a male patient in his 50’s. I-85 South was closed about one hour due to the road blockage. No other injuries were reported. The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the accident.

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