ATLANTA — A major accident involving multiple cars shut down I-20 eastbound just before I-285 on Saturday night and sent over a dozen people to the hospital.
Video from Georgia Department of Transportation cameras showed a virtual parking lot on I-20 as crews worked to process the scene. Some cars ran over plastic barriers to try to exit the highway, while some drivers waited outside of their vehicles.
All lanes of I-20 were closed. They have since reopened.
Atlanta police said 15 -20 people were taken to hospitals, several with serious injuries. Police have not released details about the victims or the extent of their injuries.
Officers are investigating the accident.
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