I-285 NB reopens after overturned tractor-trailer shut down lanes, caused major delays

ATLANTA — All lanes of I-285 in Fulton County have reopened after a tractor-trailer overturned on its side.

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The accident happened in the northbound lanes before Hollowell Parkway and past I-20 around 8:30 a.m.

Georgia State Patrol said a Volkswagen was also involved in the crash. Only minor injuries were reported.


Cameras showed several emergency responders clearing the accident. The lanes reopened around 10 a.m.

There are heavy delays still in the area.

Triple Team Traffic’s Mike Shields says drivers are encouraged to use I-75/85 or Highway 280 as alternates to get into downtown Atlanta.