Multiple-vehicle crash on I-85 NB near Cleveland Avenue

Investigators believe a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 85 northbound near Cleveland Avenue may have been caused by vehicles following too closely.

Five vehicles in all were involved in the crash which happened around 3:25 p.m. Friday.

Troopers with the Georgia State Patrol say three vehicles initially were part of the chain-reaction crash.

Two more vehicles came along rear-ending the three crashed vehicles.


The highway was blocked for about 15 minutes while crews worked to clear debris.

One person was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. 

No word on if any drivers will be cited or charged in the crash.

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