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Child airlifted after serious accident in Buford
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BUFORD, Ga. -- A child has been air-lifted from the scene of an accident that temporarily blocked northbound traffic on Interstate 85 in Buford, Thursday.

The accident happened on the interstate near the intersection with Buford Drive. Officials said both a tractor trailer and SUV were involved and that a woman and a child had to be extricated from their vehicle.

The child was taken to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta with critical injuries and the mother was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center with minor or moderate injuries. 

Cleanup took hours but was completed ahead of the original estimate of 12:30 a.m.

11Alive is still working to gather details. Check back for updates.


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