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Car crashed into Gwinnett hotel, causing structural damage

A car crashed into the InTown Suites Extended Stay in unincorporated Duluth Friday afternoon.
A car crashed into the InTown Suites Extended Stay in unincorporated Duluth Friday afternoon.

Credit: Gwinnett Department of Fire and Emergency Services

Credit: Gwinnett Department of Fire and Emergency Services

A car crashed into a Gwinnett County hotel Friday afternoon, causing the structural stability of the building to be momentary compromised, authorities said.

It is unclear what lead to the car crashing into the corner of the Intown Suites Extented Stay hotel at 3720 Steve Reynolds Boulevard of unincorporated Duluth, Gwinnett fire spokesman Donald Strother said.

Authorities said the driver denied having a medical emergency at the time of the crash and did not have a medical complaint after the crash. No one was injured.

Gwinnett's Technical Rescue Team worked on stabilizing the  hotel’s structure Friday.
Gwinnett's Technical Rescue Team worked on stabilizing the hotel’s structure Friday.

Credit: Gwinnett Department of Fire and Emergency Services

Credit: Gwinnett Department of Fire and Emergency Services

After all the rooms in the first and second floor of the hotel were evacuated, Gwinnett’s Technical Rescue Team assessed the damage and found the hotel’s structural integrity was comprised, according to Strother. Temporary structural supports were installed in just under two hours.

Gwinnett firefighters responded to the InTown Suites Extended Stay after a car crashed into it Friday afternoon.
Gwinnett firefighters responded to the InTown Suites Extended Stay after a car crashed into it Friday afternoon.

Credit: Gwinnett Department of Fire and Emergency Services

Credit: Gwinnett Department of Fire and Emergency Services

The hotel will have to go undergo repairs to to permanently secure structural stability, according to Strother.

The case has been turned over to Gwinnett police.

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