Deadly Accident Closes Multiple Traffic Lanes on I-75 in Clayton County, Georgia
CLAYTON COUNTY, GEORGIA - A news story published on fox5atlanta.com reports that a tragic, fatal car accident has closed down almost all Interstate 75 traffic lanes along one side of the interstate.*
According to Clayton County Police, the deadly crash occurred at approximately 3:30 AM, and in the northbound traffic lanes of I-75 just after Tara Boulevard. At the moment of the accident, emergency rescue crews closed down all traffic lanes of the I-75 northbound. All traffic lanes were reopened several hours later.
Accident investigators stated that they did not release the identity of the accident victim. Details about what occurred before the accident were limited at this time.
All motorists heading from McDonough were advised to expect significant delays and urged drivers to use alternate routes around the crash. One alternative route around the crash included using I-675 since there was very light traffic.
The names of the crash victims were not made public at this time. There is an active investigation underway, and the news reporters will update the accident news story as additional information becomes available.
The Clayton County Police Department will continue its fatal motor vehicle accident investigation. The crash scene shut down the northbound traffic lanes for several hours as emergency crews and Clayton County Police Department managed the crash and assisted the injury victims. There were no more details regarding the fatal accident released at this time. All accident witnesses are encouraged to contact the Clayton County Police Department and provide any helpful information that they have about the crash. No criminal charges have been reported at this time.
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