No one was injured when an SUV crashed into a building at the Axial Buckead apartments on Piedmont Road on Friday morning, Channel 2 Action News reported.
Photo: Channel 2 Action News
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

Alleged DUI driver crashes into Buckhead apartment building

A busy Buckhead intersection was shut down Friday morning after an SUV crashed into the front of an apartment building.

Authorities closed lanes on Piedmont Road at Lenox Road while they removed the wrecked vehicle from the Axial Buckhead apartment complex. The intersection reopened quickly and there were no major impacts to traffic, according to the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center


The driver, who was not identified, may have been impaired, Atlanta police spokesman Officer Jarius Daugherty told 

“It does appear that alcohol played a factor in the accident,” he said. 

The driver was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with minor injuries and charged with reckless driving, DUI and failure to maintain lane, according to police.

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