A nine vehicle accident closed I-285 South and stopped traffic for several hours on Friday, March 12, 2010.
The crash occurred on I-285 South between Bolton Road and Hallowell Parkway. Five tractor-trailers and four passenger vehicle were in involved in the wreck, but fortunately only one person was injured.
Over 100 gallons of hydraulic fluid spilled from one of the truck making the road hazardous for drivers and rescuers. Traffic was backed up for several miles as clean-up crews worked to clear the area.
Large accidents are a common occurrence in the highways surrounding Atlanta. Large semi trucks are especially dangerous as they have the potential to cause serious injury to other drivers. In this case, only one driver was injured, but there was a significant amount of property damage to the vehicles involved.
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If you have any more questions about your rights after a traffic accident, call Shane Smith Law at 770-HURT-999.