Downed trees and power outages in Atlanta after Michael moves through

Hurricane Michael has left Atlanta with some power outages and downed trees.

A tree fell on a vehicle on Anderson Avenue in northwest Atlanta, police said around 5:30 a.m. on Thursday. A 31-year-old female was trapped; she has been extricated and taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with internal injuries.

Atlanta police also reported a single car accident on I-75/85 NB at University Avenue, and a power outage in Buckhead near Habersham and W. Wesley roads that has since been restored. 

A tree was also knocked down on wires in the 1000 block of Euclid Avenue near Five Points.

In East Point, a “big tree” that fell west of Paul D. West Middle School caused an outage affecting the areas of Headland Drive, Connally Drive, Bryant Rd, Ben Hill Rd, and Dodson Drive, a spokeswoman said. A tree also fell on Connally Drive, affecting the areas of Connally Drive, Stanton Road, Woodberry Avenue and Lawrence Avenue. 

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 The Jolt: Amy Klobuchar’s ATL fundraiser raises hackles among St
  2. 2 This type of nut could prevent heart attacks, strokes, study says
  3. 3 Amazon's New York decision sparks intrigue in Atlanta

The storm that battered Florida and Georgia was downgraded to a tropical storm overnight, Channel 2 Action News Meteorologist Karen Minton said.

READ | First death from Hurricane Michael confirmed in Georgia

READ | Delta preparing to restart flights in cities Hurricane Michael passed through

Meteorologist Karen Minton has your Thursday morning weather forecast.

More from AJC