Car Accident on Interstate 285 Westbound in Fulton County, Georgia
FULTON COUNTY, GEORGIA - A news report published on wsbtv.com states that a section of Interstate 285 westbound was closed after a severe motor vehicle collision.*
This section of the interstate has recently undergone construction. The crash occurred in the early morning.
WSBTV confirmed that the serious motor vehicle accident investigation shut down I-285 Westbound at the Roswell Road ramp and the Georgia 400 Northbound ramp. The traffic accident scene was cleared by 8:30 in the morning. Motorists were warned that delays would continue for a few hours.
Law enforcement officials stated that motorists could use Riverside Drive and then "circle back" or take Ashford Dunwoody to avoid serious traffic delays. The officers also instructed motorists who were driving out of Buckhead to use Roswell Road Northbound to reach I-285 westbound instead of taking Georgia 400.
Police investigating the crash have not confirmed the seriousness of the accident or if there were injuries. The names of the crash victims were not made public at this time. An active accident investigation is ongoing. News reporters will update the accident news article as more details become available.
Local law enforcement will continue their accident investigation. Witnesses to the accident are urged to provide information to assist law enforcement in their accident investigation. The names of the accident victims have not been made public at this time, and no criminal charges were reported.
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