Accident with Three 18-Wheelers Caused Major Traffic Delays in Douglas County

July 15, 2018

DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA – July 12, 2018 (WSB 24-hour Traffic Center).  According to an online news report at WSB 24-hour Traffic Center, traffic was tied up on Thursday, July 12, 2018.*

The accident involved three 18-wheelers that caused major traffic delays on Thursday throughout Douglas County, Georgia.

The three semi-trucks crashed on Thornton Road at around 5:30 a.m. per the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center. The accident caused closures to all lanes but one northern lane of Thornton Road, which caused a shutdown of Maxham Road.

“In an unrelated incident, a sanitation truck hit an overhead sign on I-20 East approaching Chapel Hill Road, flattening tires on multiple cars, according to the Traffic Center. Two right lanes were blocked. Both incidents have been cleared, the Traffic Center confirmed.”

There are no further details on the accidents. Both remain under investigation.

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