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Severe Car Accident on the I-285 Bridge in Dunwoody, Georgia

December 06, 2021

According to an online news report published on, the Dunwoody Police closed down the Ashford Dunwoody Road Bridge after a motor vehicle collided with a power pole.*

Local law enforcement authorities reopened the bridge after several hours.

Dunwoody Police officers reported that a white car had exited Interstate-285 East and then collided with a power pole at around 6 AM.  According to Dunwoody Police Segeant Kerry Stallings and the report, the scene consisted of a severely crumpled car, a leaning utility pole, and downed power lines along Ashford Dunwoody Road and the interstate's exit ramp.

The accident report states that all traffic lanes were opened back up at about 2:30 in the afternoon.  Both traffic lanes were closed for several hours as the emergency and law enforcement teams worked the scene. The Ashford Dunwoody Road Bridge was shut down for over eight hours as police officers investigated the accident and power crews worked to install a new power pole.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.  No further details were provided. 

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