DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A crash involving four semi trucks and four cars is blocked all lanes of I-285 NB just before I-20 in DeKalb County for hours Monday afternoon.
NewsChopper 2 over the scene showed several fire trucks, ambulances and police cars spread across all lanes of traffic. Crews were working to free at least one person trapped inside a vehicle.
Nasty wreck with 4 tractor-trailers and 2 cars in Dekalb - 285 nb before I-20. Currently all lanes being diverted off 285 to Flat Shoals. Take a left on Flat Shoals toward I-20. Take I-20 East back to 285. pic.twitter.com/pTMM55JapB— Jason Durden (@JasonDurdenWSB) November 26, 2018
DeKalb County fire said one patient is in critical condition. Two others were taken to the hospital in moderate to serious condition. They have not said how many people in total were involved in the crash.
Traffic was being forced off the interstate at Flat Shoals Road. all lanes reopened just before 5:15 p.m. Significant delays remain on I-285.
At least one westbound lane was closed for a short period of time, but has also reopened.
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