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Gainesville man remains in hospital after two-car wreck Thursday on Dawsonville Highway
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At least one of the six people injured in Thursday’s two-vehicle wreck on Dawsonville Highway remains hospitalized.

Mitchell Brookshire, 59, of Gainesville, is in satisfactory condition at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, according to the hospital.

Maria Rosales, 19, Brenda Rosales, 5, and Veronica Gasca, 17, all of Cumming, were discharged Thursday from the hospital.

The status of two other patients — Teresa Rundles, 50, of Gainesville, and Evelyn Domingo, 16, of Cumming — was unavailable Friday. Officials said Domingo was flown to Atlanta Medical Center, but hospital officials said they didn’t have a patient by that name.

Just before the wreck, a 2006 Ford Freestar driven by Brookshire was traveling westbound on Dawsonville Highway in the left turn lane approaching Lynncliff Drive, Georgia State Patrol Cpl. A.J. Allen said.

Rosales was driving eastbound on Dawsonville Highway in the right lane approaching the same intersection in a 2010 Dodge Charger.

Brookshire tried to turn left onto Lynncliff but failed to yield to Rosales, and the front of Rosales’ vehicle struck Brookshire’s vehicle in the right side, Allen said.

The Freestar then traveled off the north side of Lynncliff Drive and stopped in a grassy area, Allen said. The Dodge Charger rotated until it stopped in the intersection.

Brookshire was charged with failure to yield and driving under the influence, state patrol said.

Initial reports were that three people were seriously injured and two had to be extricated from the vehicles.

Hall County Fire Services also responded to the crash.