9 injured in I-285 18 vehicle crash - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

9 injured in I-285 18 vehicle crash

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I-285 accident, courtesy of DeKalb Co. Fire Department I-285 accident, courtesy of DeKalb Co. Fire Department

All lanes have reopened on Interstate 285 after nine people were injured in an accident involving two tractor trailers and 16 vehicles.

The wreck happened on I-285 Southbound near Memorial Drive and East Ponce De Leon Avenue, and caused major delays Monday afternoon.

DeKalb fire Captain Eric Jackson tells FOX 5 nine people have been taken to nearby hospitals and are being treated for minor to moderate injuries.

Police say two tractor trailers were involved in the wreck and one is completely destroyed.

FOX 5 will provide new details as more information becomes available.

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