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Massive Lumber Spill Accident on I-75 Southbound in Cobb County, Georgia

June 18, 2021

COBB COUNTY, GEORGIA - A news article published on reports that five right traffic lanes were finally reopened following a lumber truck accident on I-75 southbound in Cobb County, Georiga.*

According to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), the lumber spill occurred last Wednesday afternoon. 

The accident transpired between the Windy Hill and Delk Road exit in Cobb County, Georiga. Law enforcement authorities state that the tractor-trailer truck overturned at around 1 p.m. in between the Windy Hill and Delk Road exit along the interstate.

The two left traffic lanes have been reopened as traffic officials work to clean up the spill. The Traffic Tracker Crash Clark states that motorists should use Highway 41/Cobb Parkway or Powers Ferry to avoid substantial delays in the area.

Law enforcement authorities stated that no one was severely injured. The accident is currently under investigation at this time. There was no additional information provided. 

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) conducted a study on accidents caused by motor vehicles transporting Unsecured Cargo. The GAO report concluded that cargo and debris that fell onto roadways caused 51,000 accident causing about 10,000 injuries and 400 fatalities in an average twelve month period. 

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