DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Authorities are investigating a deadly crash on Interstate 285 that caused massive backups across parts of metro Atlanta Friday morning.
DeKalb County police said a 22-year-old woman traveling south on I-285 hit an object in the road, and then crashed into the back of a stopped tractor-trailer at at Glenwood Road (exit 44).
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Triple Team Traffic first told you about the wreck on Channel 2 Action News This Morning.
NewsChopper 2 was over the scene just after 6 a.m. Friday when three right lanes were closed.
GRIDLOCK ALERT: @mckayWSB is up over this bad crash on I-285/sb at Glenwood Rd. in DeKalb County. Only 1 left lane is open. Inner loop delays back before Memorial Dr. #ATLtraffic #wsbtv pic.twitter.com/pIlsQwis2y— Mark Arum (@MarkArum) May 31, 2019
The crash cleared at 7:30 a.m.
Just cleared. Towed away tractor trailer and looks like SUV that ran into back of it https://t.co/ZlFsVGdvJ3— Steve Gehlbach (@SteveGWSB) May 31, 2019
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