Posted on Jan 09, 2011
Part of Georgia Route 400 was closed in Sandy Springs for a period of time on New Year’s Eve because of an accident that resulted in injuries.  Drivers were sent to Lenox Road while the accident scene was cleared.

Police report that the accident happened shortly after 6 p.m. on December 31, 2010 north of the toll plaza.   A truck was travelling on Ga. 400 when debris fell off of it and hit several cars, causing the police to close the northbound lanes. 

The debris is believed to have been tools or utility clamps, but the exact type of tool has not yet been released.  The truck driver did not stop at the accident scene.  Police are trying to locate the driver and the truck.

One piece of debris from the truck went through the windshield of a car and struck a passenger in the face and head.  The passenger is reported to have serious injuries and was taken to North Fulton Hospital for medical treatment.

Anyone with information about this accident is encouraged to call the Sandy Springs authorities.  We extend our best wishes for a fast and complete recovery to the passenger hurt in this Georgia truck accident.