Heavy Rain Causes Accidents Across Atlanta


April 24, 2018

ALTANTA, GA – April 23, 2018 (11alive.com).  According to an online news report from 11alive.com, rain and flash flooding warnings were leading to difficulties for commuters in the greater Atlanta area on Monday, April 23, 2018.*

Drivers were being cautioned to drive as carefully as possible due to the development of ponds of water on primary roads, and about a dozen accidents were causing delays during rush hour.  Accidents have been reported in all of the major Atlanta cities.  

On Interstate 20 going westbound, a crash occurred near Fulton Industrial, which is current in the process of cleanup by authorities.  There was another collision on the Downtown Connector northbound at University Avenue. 

It took approximately ten minutes early this morning for accidents to be cleared on Interstate 85 near Cleveland Avenue, Interstate  285 north nearly Martin Luther King, Interstate 285 at South Atlanta Road, Georgia 400 north at Hammond Drive, Interstate 75 close to Highway 138 and Interstate 20 near westbound close to Candler Road.

The accidents serve as a reminder to drivers in greater Atlanta to plan ahead as well as drive slowly and carefully on the morning drive.

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