I-285 lanes reopen after fatal accident cleared, police say total of five vehicles involved – WSB Atlanta


Fatal accident causes shutdown on I-285WB in Clayton Co.
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A traffic accident off of the I-75 southbound exit on I-285 Westbound closed three lanes on the interstate in Clayton County, but has now been reopened.
According to the Clayton County Police Department, the accident, near Exit 58 under the Loop Road bridge, involved a tractor-trailer which was disabled after a white SUV rear-ended it, fatally injuring the driver.
The incident also appeared on GDOT511, a traffic tracker operated by the Georgia Department of Transportation.
An additional update on the accident said three more cars were involved in the accident. CCPD said the car of the driver who was killed was not included in the pictures provided by the department.
The accident remains under investigation, according to officers.
[DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]
[SIGN UP: WSB-TV Daily Headlines Newsletter]
Woman knocks down UGA student’s keyboard, reaches into his tip bucket
©2023 Cox Media Group
© 2023 Cox Media Group. This station is part of Cox Media Group Television. Learn about careers at Cox Media Group. By using this website, you accept the terms of our Visitor Agreement and Privacy Policy, and understand your options regarding Ad Choices.