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Fatal Wrong-way Accident on GA 400 in Alpharetta, Georgia


April 12, 2021

ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA - A news report posted on ajc.com states that a wrong-way driver caused a severe accident on Ga. 400 in Alpharetta last Friday morning.*  According to law enforcement officers, the fatal head-on collision shut down the north lanes from Haynes Bridge Road and Old Milton Parkway for about four hours.

The Alpharetta Police verified that the wrong-way driver was tragically killed in the motor vehicle accident.  Law enforcement authorities did not say if there were other injuries.  It is not clear how many motor vehicles were involved in the accident or for how long the wrong-way driver had been driving the wrong way before the accident.  The accident happened at around 3:45 AM.  The traffic lanes were reopened at around 7:30 AM.

This was the second wrong-way accident on a metro Atlanta highway in the past few days. 

In the other accident, a Newnan man was tragically killed when a woman was driving in the wrong direction on I-285 and struck the man's car head-on.  That accident was in DeKalb County, Georiga.  

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Source:

https://www.ajc.com/news/traffic-alert-wrong-way-crash-shuts-down-ga-400-in-alpharetta/7XMSC5OV3NG3HMEKQOKL36CNFI/

Category: Auto Accidents

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