Two Crashes Cause Traffic Issues in Atlanta, Georgia
ATLANTA, GA. – Two vehicle crashes on February 2 caused traffic issues throughout Atlanta, Georgia, according to an online news story reported by cbs46.com. Little information has been released regarding either accident. It is not known at this time whether anyone was injured in either wreck.*
Both of the wrecks occurred on the morning of February 2, though reports did not indicate exactly what time each happened during the morning. One of the accidents occurred on Interstate 285 West near the area of Jonesboro Road in Fulton County, Georgia. This accident involved a total of four vehicles, including a large truck.
The makes and models of the vehicles were not reported. It is not clear how the accident happened or whether anyone was injured. Police did not say how many people were involved or whether anyone required ambulance transport to a medical facility.
The wreck caused all of the westbound lanes of I-285 to close down while crews worked at the scene. It is not clear how long the lanes remained closed.
The second accident happened on the Downtown Connector in Atlanta. It is not clear how many vehicles were involved or how the crash happened. No information about injuries was reported. This accident resulted in closure of the Interstate 20 North and the Interstate 20 South exit ramps from the Downtown Connector.
Both wrecks caused traffic delays at a time when traffic was already heavy in Atlanta. As the city prepared for Super Bowl LIII, roads were closed through downtown, and an influx of fans were arriving for the game. No further information has been reported at this time about either crash.
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