Thursday, October 18, 2012
Jamie Lynn Sanborn of Ball Ground was hit and killed by a vehicle late Wednesday night.
The Georgia State Patrol has identified the woman who was fatally hit by a vehicle on Interstate 575 late Wednesday night. Jamie Lynn Sanborn, 42, of Ball Ground, was struck and killed near mile marker nine between the new Ridgewalk Parkway interchange under construction and Towne Lake Parkway, said Georgia State Patrol Spokesman Gordy Wright. Wright said state troopers responded to the crash around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday. "A witness told the trooper that Sanborn and a passenger in a vehicle had an argument and the driver pulled over to the shoulder of the road," he said. Wright said the witness told the trooper that Sanborn ran from the vehicle into the left travel lane on the southbound side of the interstate and was hit by a Nissan Altima…
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the accident.
A pedestrian was hit and killed along Interstate 575 late Wednesday night in Woodstock, according to CBS Atlanta. The victim was struck in the southbound lane between the new Ridgewalk Parkway interchange under construction and Towne Lake Parkway. Woodstock Police Spokeswoman Brittany Duncan said the individual driving the car that struck the victim remained on the scene. It's unknown if the victim, who has not been identified, was walking from or to a disabled vehicle. The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the incident. Please return to Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch for updates.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Georgia Department of Transportation officials believe the project will be finished by Dec. 31.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
One lane will be blocked until Monday morning.
Highways across the metro Atlanta area are undergoing weekend construction projects, and Cherokee County isn't exempt from the proceedings. The right lane of Insterstate 575 is closed at Sixes Road until 5 a.m. Monday. The construction began at 7 p.m. on Friday. If you have to take 575 in the Sixes Road area this weekend and want to make sure traffic is acceptable, check out Canton-Sixes Patch's real time traffic map.
Friday, July 27, 2012
The early morning accident occurred on Interstate 575.
One person is dead after a fiery, early morning crash on Interstate 575. The victim in the single-vehicle accident has not been identified, but Cobb County Police Officer Michael Bowman said the motorist was driving a Ford Expedition on I-575 South when the SUV "left the roadway and struck a bridge wall on 575 northbound" about 3:45 a.m. today. The Expedition "rode the wall and came to final rest in Cobb County on Hawkins Store Road," Bowman said. "The vehicle then burst into flames." Stay with Patch for updates. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Canton-Sixes Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Friday, the injured construction worker was at WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, where he was listed in critical condition.
Charges have been announced in the hit-and-run that injured a construction worker on Friday. Kenneth Gonzalez of Canton, the suspect in the hit-and-run, will face charges of reckless driving, aggravated battery, failure to report accident with injuries, failure to report accident with property damage, hit-and-run, and failure to maintain lane, Woodstock Police Department spokeswoman Brittany Duncan wrote in a brief email to Canton-Sixes Patch on Sunday. Friday morning, a gray 2006 GMC Sierra struck a construction worker on Interstate 575 South, just before the Towne Lake Parkway exit in Woodstock, and fled the scene. Related content: Construction Worker Injured in I-575 Hit-and-Run. Later that afternoon, Gonzalez and the damaged Sierra …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Kenneth Gonzalez, 53, of Canton was captured at 1:50 p.m. in Cobb County.
The suspect in this morning's hit-and-run accident on Interstate 575 has been arrested, the spokeswoman for the Woodstock Police Department said this afternoon. Kenneth Gonzalez, 53, of Canton was captured at 1:50 p.m. in Cobb County, just four hours after a gray 2006 GMC Sierra struck a construction worker and fled the scene, spokeswoman Brittany Duncan said. The unidentified construction worker is being treated at WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, where he is listed in critical condition. Related content: Construction Worker Injured in I-575 Hit-and-Run. Duncan said she was not releasing any other information about him at this time. Gonzalez is in custody at the Cobb County Jail on a charge of driving under the influence, she …
Police are looking for a gray 2006 GMC Sierra with license plate No. BNQ 3491.
Police are looking for a gray 2006 GMC Sierra with license plate No. BNQ 3491 in connection with this morning's hit-and-run accident on Interstate 575, Woodstock Police Department spokeswoman Brittany Duncan said. The Sierra will have passenger side damage and a missing side mirror, she said. Duncan said she did not have an update on the condition of the construction worker who was injured in the hit-and-run, which occurred at 9:30 a.m., not at 10:10 a.m. as Georgia Department of Transportation spokesman Mohamed Arafa told Canton-Sixes Patch this morning. The construction worker is being treated at WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta. Duncan said she was not releasing his name or any other information about him at this time. A …