A fatal accident occurred on I-75 in Whitfield County today. A motorcycle collided with a tractor-trailer, and a Jeep Wrangler hit a tractor-trailer, but the wreck was not the only thing that took place. A chain-reaction crash happened on i-75 south in Georgia. What happened next? Follow the news for updates. This article is brought to you by NewsChannel 9.
a motorcycle wreck on i-75 north in georgia
A fatal motorcycle wreck closed I-75 northbound this morning in Henry County, Georgia. The collision involved a motorcycle and a tractor trailer that slid across the highway’s median. The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators are examining the collision to determine what caused it and the cause of the wreck. Traffic was halted in the area for several hours until the accident was cleared.
a tractor-trailer ran off the road
Three lanes of traffic were closed on I-75 in Georgia today after a tractor-trailer ran off the road. The driver of the truck suffered a medical emergency and failed to stay in his lane of travel. He then went off the road onto the shoulder and struck a guardrail face and a traffic sign support. He then crossed over a ramp and ended up off the roadway onto the right shoulder. He then started to fall and the vehicle turned over. While the crash investigation is ongoing, authorities are asking for help from the public.
a Jeep Wrangler struck a tractor-trailer
At around 2:45 a.m., I-75 south near mile-marker 293 in Bartow County, Georgia, was closed in both directions due to a fiery crash between a Jeep Wrangler and a tractor-trailer. The Georgia Department of Transportation recommended drivers detour to Exit 293 at Cassville-White Road.
a chain-reaction crash on i-75 south in georgia
A chain-reaction crash on I-75 south in Atlanta today involved 17 vehicles. Heavy rains swept through metro Atlanta, and GDOT cameras captured the scene. Smoke was visible from the rig. Multiple fire trucks converged on the interstate to extinguish the blaze. At least one person sustained injuries, and the crash involved at least 20 vehicles, most of them large commercial trucks.
two people killed
A bad car accident on I-75 in Georgia has killed two people, including a driver and a passenger. The driver of the Mazda was killed and the passenger of the other car was taken to Grady Medical Center in Atlanta. The crash shut down northbound I-75 at Jodeco Road for about four hours, and backups stretched for six miles during peak hours. The crash remains under investigation.
traffic diverted off at Jodeco Road
A car accident on I-75 today in Georgia has shut down two lanes, causing hours of backups. The scene of the accident is still unknown, but police say one person died and two were injured. Both were ejected from the car, and one was airlifted to a hospital. The other was taken to an area hospital for treatment. The severity of the accident forced two southbound lanes to be shut down.
Two people have been identified as victims of a chain reaction accident on I-75 south today in Georgia. The crash occurred near the Highway 411 overpass while traffic was slowing down. The driver of the first tractor trailer drove off the interstate and into another lane. He was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of the second tractor trailer was taken to a nearby hospital. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.