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New Details in Fatal Tractor Trailer Accident on 316

GCPD confirms the driver from Dacula died in Thursday morning’s accident in unincorporated Lawrenceville.

New Details in Fatal Tractor Trailer Accident on 316

Gwinnett County Police say the driver of a car involved in an accident with a tractor trailer early Thursday (Sept. 27) on Ga. Hwy. 316 has died.

According to GCPD, 68-year-old Anvir Karim of Dacula died after his 1997 black Nissan Maxima got wedged beneath a tractor trailer.

A preliminary investigation showed that at 6:39 a.m., the tractor trailer was headed eastbound on Hwy. 316 when it turned left onto Hurricane Trail. Karim was headed westbound and was unable to stop and avoid the crash. 

Karim suffered critical injuries, and rescue crews had to extricate him from his car. He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate, and charges against the truck driver from Columbia, S.C., are pending.

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