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Accident on I-285 sends nine to hospital

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Accident on I-285 sends nine to hospital

I-285 Source: Google Maps
Source: Google Maps

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An early-afternoon accident on Monday put nine people in the hospital.

Capt. Eric Jackson with DeKalb Fire Rescue said the accident involved two tractor-trailers and occurred around 1 pm on I-285 southbound, just past the East Ponce de Leon exit.

Jackson said the nine people going to the hospital suffered “minor to moderate” injuries, but are expected to survive.

According to 11 Alive, there were about 18 vehicles involved in the accident.

Jackson did not have any details about how the accident happened.