Fatality (Delayed Death) – Hillside Drive, Grayson
(Grayson, Georgia) The Gwinnett County Police Department Accident Investigation Unit is investigating a traffic fatality that resulted in a delayed death from a January 3 traffic collision.
According to the initial report, the driver of a white Toyota Tundra pick-up truck was traveling south on Hillside Drive (near Castle Pointe Lane) maneuvering around a curve. Jaafar Bilal (age 32, Norcross) was driving a blue Mazda Protégé the opposite direction. Behind the Mazda was a blue Ford Explorer.
According to the preliminary investigation, the driver of the Toyota crossed the center line and struck the Mazda head-on. The Mazda spun around and came to rest facing the opposite direction. The driver of the Ford attempted to maneuver around the collision but struck the rear of the Mazda in the process. The Ford eventually left the roadway on the right shoulder.
Jaafar Bilal was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The Accident Investigation Unit was notified that on Sunday, January 5, Jaafar had died. Additional details are being investigated in this case.