• Busy Cobb County intersection shut down after crash

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    COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A busy Cobb County intersection was blocked for hours after a crash brought down poles and traffic lights onto the road.

    South Cobb Drive and Windy Hill Road shut down as crews work to put the lights back up.

    Smyrna police say around 4 p.m. a car crashed into a power pole, which brought down all four traffic lights at the intersection.

    The roads involved were shut down for a quarter mile in all directions.

    NewsChopper 2 over the scene showed traffic building up in the area.

    Police told drivers to use Atlanta Road or Old Concord Road to travel north and south and use Pat Mell Road or Concord Road to travel east and west.


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