More than three hours after a seven-vehicle crash shut down I-85 South at Senoia Road Wednesday morning, the interstate is back open, Fairburn interim police Chief Anthony Bazydlo said.
Multi-Vehicle Crash Cleared: I-85/sb at Senoia Rd./Hwy 74; All Lanes are now Open; heavy delays remain; https://t.co/j2xHL1ZFrc; #ATLtraffic pic.twitter.com/mVcG7cMGj6— AJC WSB Traffic (@ajcwsbtraffic) April 18, 2018
The crash, which occurred shortly before 8 a.m., forced the Georgia Department of Transportation to divert southbound traffic onto Jonesboro Road — about 3 miles before crash site, the Traffic Center reported.
.@GADeptofTrans will now start to divert 85/sb traffic on to Jonesboro Rd/Hwy 138 (Exit 64) - 3 miles before this #REDALERT. Plan your alternate route & use Hwy 29. #ATLtraffic https://t.co/AqMwTJgm5g— AJC WSB Traffic (@ajcwsbtraffic) April 18, 2018
Two people were seriously injured in the accident, Bazydlo said.
No other details were released.
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating.
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