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One person critically injured in Gainesville rollover wreck
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Gainesville Police work the scene of a wreck Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 after a car rolled down an embankment at West Academy Street and into the parking lot of the Academy Oak Business Center. The car also struck a parked van before coming to a stop on a hillside. - photo by Scott Rogers

Authorities extricated two passengers trapped in a car that rolled over Friday, Sept. 21, on Academy Street in Gainesville, and one suffered serious injuries.

Gainesville Fire spokesman Keith Smith said two people were trapped in the rollover wreck near St. Paul United Methodist Church. The road was closed between Washington and Oak streets and motorists were advised to avoid the area.

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Gainesville Police examine an upside down car Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 after it rolled down an embankment at West Academy Street and into the parking lot of the Academy Oak Business Center. The car also struck a parked van before coming to a stop on a hillside. - photo by Scott Rogers

One person was listed in critical condition and transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The other passenger suffered minor injuries.

“It appears as though a medical condition led to the crash,” Gainesville Police Cpl. Drew Reed said. “The driver is in critical care because of that condition.

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