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Severe Motor Vehicle Crash Reported on I-285 South in DeKalb County, Georgia

August 04, 2022

DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA - An accident news report published on states that a severe motor vehicle crash on I-285 South in DeKalb County, Georgia, has been reported by law enforcement.*

The location of the accident was I-285 by the E. Ponce De Leon Avenue overpass. The motor vehicle accident closed down all traffic lanes on I-285 South as law enforcement officials and emergency medical services handled the accident scene and victims. All motorists on I-285 by Stone Mountain were urged to take alternate routes around the crash as no timeline for reopening the highway was available. 

Georgia 511 officials issued a travel advisory concerning the motor vehicle accident. The report stated that the DeKalb County officials have responded to an accident in the area referenced. Accident injuries were also reported. The DeKalb County accident investigation team is investigating this motor vehicle accident.

There is no official comment concerning the cause of the accident. The crash shut down the area for a few hours while emergency crews and law enforcement officers worked the accident and cared for the injury victims. There are no additional details concerning this car accident. The accident is currently under investigation by law enforcement officers. Those who witnessed the accident are urged to contact local law enforcement officials to provide any helpful information. 

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