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Authorities: Hit-and-run reported on Halloween
Few dangerous incidents over holiday weekend, according to law enforcement
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As Gainesville residents costumed themselves as ghouls and goblins, the men and women dressed in blue for law enforcement reported little wicked activity.

Georgia State Patrol Cpl. A.J. Allen said the post had no fatal crashes in Hall County over the weekend. The post did, however, respond to a hit-and-run around 8:40 p.m. Saturday on Ledan Road at Chimney Rock Lane.

“(The) car hit a parked car and a mother and child,” GSP Cpl. Dallas Van Scoten said in an email.

The mother and child did not suffer injuries, Allen said.

“The child had minor abrasions due from the fall when the mother fell,” he said.

There was no information Monday night on the suspected driver or car involved with the hit-and-run, Allen said.

Gainesville Police Sgt. Joe Britte said the only wreck was one involving six people around 7 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 985.

Police responded to three-vehicle wreck that blocked southbound traffic on the interstate highway. Six people were transferred to Northeast Georgia Medical Center that night.

On Monday, Britte said only three involved in the wreck suffered injuries, which were all considered not life-threatening. There was no further information on what caused the wreck.

According to the jail logs, nine people were arrested for driving under the influence of either drugs or alcohol.

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