Type to search

(VIDEO) Crash damages fire hydrant on North Druid Hills Road, resulting in daylong closure

Metro ATL slideshow Trending

(VIDEO) Crash damages fire hydrant on North Druid Hills Road, resulting in daylong closure

[adsanity id=”53551″ align=”aligncenter” /]

Water gushing into a residents' yard on North Druid Hills Road following a collision on March 14. Photo by Dan Whisenhunt


Want to shop local? Check out our business directory! Click here to see what our advertisers have to offer. 

This story has been updated. 

The good news: no one was injured in a two vehicle collision on North Druid Hills Road near Blackshear Drive that occurred Thursday morning, March 14. .

The bad news: that section of the road was closed both directions for most of the day because the vehicles hit a fire hydrant, sending water gushing into a resident’s yard and potentially compromising the safety of the road. The road was closed between Blackshear and Clairmont Road.

The road has reopened as of 6:40 p.m.

Here was the scene around 11 a.m.

According to someone on the scene, it had been going like this since 6:30 a.m.

A spokesperson for the Police Department told Decaturish, “Two vehicles collided on N Druid Hills Road and one of the vehicles left the roadway and struck a fire hydrant. The hydrant was damaged and a significant amount of rapidly flowing water flowed from the hydrant causing water damage to N Druid Hills Rd to the point the roadway was unsafe, and therefore had to be shut down in both directions.”

[adsanity_rotating align=”alignleft” time=”4″ group_id=”2435″ /] [adsanity id=”47595″ align=”alignright” /]

[adsanity id=”52477″ align=”alignleft” /] [adsanity id=”54594″ align=”alignright” /]

[adsanity id=”38887″ align=”aligncenter” /]

[adsanity id=”33719″ align=”aligncenter” /]