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2 injured in wreck on I-985 in Flowery Branch

Two people were transported Thursday morning to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville with injuries that are not life threatening following a traffic accident on Interstate 985 in Flowery Branch.

The accident occurred about 7:30 a.m. Dec. 20 on the northbound side of I-985, according to Hall County Fire Services spokesman Zachary Brackett. Northbound lanes were closed for a time.

The accident is still under investigation.

Rains caused slowdowns and delays on major thoroughfares across Hall County.

Another accident was reported near the intersection of EE Butler Parkway and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Gainesville about 10 a.m.

More than a half inch of rainfall was recorded at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.

This story will be updated.