Crash kills 21-year-old Lawrenceville man

LAWRENCEVILLE — A 21- year old Lawrenceville man died in a Sunday evening crash at the intersection of Lawrenceville Highway and Church Road..

According to the Gwinnett County Police Dept., shortly after 7:30 p.m. May 3, officers were dispatched to an injury crash at the intersection. One of the vehicles was found in the roadway, and the other vehicle was found up against a tree in the wood line.

According to the preliminary investigation, 21-year-old Josue Hernandez-Cano was traveling north on Lawrenceville Highway toward the city of Lawrenceville in a grey Infiniti G37.  Another driver was attempting to turn left from James Road onto Lawrenceville Highway northbound in a white Acura TSX. He had one passenger in the vehicle with him. 

As the vehicles approached each other, the driver of the Acura swerved to the left while Hernandez-Cano swerved to the right. Both vehicles eventually collided. The white Acura came to a rest in the roadway, while the grey Infiniti continued off the roadway and eventually struck a tree head-on at the intersection of Church Road. Hernandez-Cano later died as a result of his injuries in the collision. Neither the driver of the Acura nor his passenger had any significant injuries.

The specifics of this collision are still being investigated, and no charges have been filed as of yet.

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