ONE INJURED IN WRECK

One person was injured in a multi-vehicle wreck on May 16. Banks County Fire/EMS responded to Interstate 85 at Martins Bridge Road, Commerce, on a reported traffic accident with injuries involving several vehicles. Upon arrival, public service workers found an accident with two tractor trailers involved. One truck had extensive damage to the tractor part of the truck and the driver had to be extricated by Fire/EMS personnel. The patient in this vehicle was transported by EMS to Piedmont Athens Regional with multiple injuries but in stable condition. No injuries were reported to the driver in the other tractor trailer. Both trailers were damaged and product spillage was contained. No hazardous chemicals were involved. The cause of the accident is under investigation by the Georgia State Patrol.

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