Four-Vehicle Wreck Shuts Down I-75 in Catoosa County, Georgia
CATOOSA COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report from timesfreepress.com, a four-vehicle wreck shut down Interstate 75 North February 5 in Catoosa County, Georgia. Little information about the wreck has been reported to the media at this time. The cause of the crash has not been determined.*
The accident happened on the morning of February 5, but it is not clear what time. Reports indicate four vehicles somehow collided on I-75 North near the exit to Battlefield Parkway (State Route 2) in Catoosa County. Officials reported that three cars and a truck were involved, but they did not report the makes and models of these vehicles.
The accident happened near the border between Georgia and Tennessee. It is not clear at this time how the crash occurred. Authorities responding to the scene did not report on the cause of the collision or any factors that potentially contributed to the crash.
It is not clear if anyone was injured in the accident. Reports did not say whether medics responded to the accident scene or whether anyone required medical transport to a hospital. No one involved has been identified, and police have not said whether one or more drivers might have been at fault.
The crash caused all lanes on I-75 North to be shut down while crews accessed the scene, investigated, and cleared the wreckage. It is not clear how long the interstate remained closed. The Georgia Department of Transportation expected the scene to be reopened around 8 a.m. that day.
Authorities are still in the process of investigating the crash, and no additional information has been released at this time.
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