ATLANTA, GA – Officials Northeast of Atlanta were forced to close all northbound lanes on I-85 after a vehicle burst into flames Thursday morning.
According to WSB Traffic, the accident happened on I-85 northbound just north of State Route 82 shortly before 10:00 a.m.
GRIDLOCK ALERT now with this Vehicle Fire on I-85/nb north of SR-82 (exit 140), a right lane is closed, Tough delays remain. Use SR-15 out of Pendergrass https://t.co/kTgeaYu0Zi #ATLtraffic pic.twitter.com/EjpFP6Mi6e
— Triple Team Traffic (@WSBTraffic) October 15, 2020
No information regarding what led up to the fire or if any injuries were sustained as a result has been made available. However, the northbound lanes were completely closed for about an hour while the fire was extinguished. They have since been reopened.
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