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.
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