Four People Injured in 13-Vehicle Wreck in Fulton County, Georgia

February 18, 2019

FULTON COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report posted by, four people were injured in a 13-vehicle wreck in Fulton County, Georgia. The crash began with a rear-end collision between a tractor-trailer and another vehicle, and it then grew into a chain-reaction wreck that ultimately involved 13 vehicles.* 

The collision started at about 5:40 a.m. on February 14 on Interstate 20 East in Fulton County. Near the area of Interstate 285, traffic became slowed on I-20, and a tractor-trailer traveling east failed to slow down in time and crashed into the back of another vehicle. 

According to Atlanta Police Department spokesperson Officer Jarius Daugherty, that’s when the wreckage multiplied in a chain-reaction style. Before the end of the collision, 11 other vehicles had become involved. This included at least one other tractor-trailer. 

Photos from the scene show one of the tractor-trailers stalled in the left lane of I-20 East with front-end damage and the other stopped on the right shoulder with significant damage. It appears the second tractor-trailer struck a guardrail on the right side of the interstate and left the roadway. No information was released about the other vehicles involved. 

Atlanta Police said four people were injured in the accident, and first responders took them to a local hospital for treatment. Daugherty reported that all four people were in stable condition, and their injuries were not life-threatening. 

The wreck resulted in all of I-20 East shutting down, which caused hours-long delays during the morning commute into Atlanta. Two lanes reopened close to 8 a.m., and the interstate was completely cleared around 10 a.m. that day. 

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