ATLANTA — Three of Atlanta’s major highways were being shut down because of to a series of crashes on just one of the largest journey days of the year Sunday early morning.
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Close to 4 a.m., a wreck involving 4 vehicles shut down all lanes of I-85 NB at Hwy. 316 in Gwinnett County. Targeted traffic was diverted for various hours. Lanes have due to the fact reopened.
All over 6:30, a car fireplace shut down all lanes of I-20 EB at MLK Jr. Dr. in Atlanta.
An additional crash around 7 a.m. shut down all lanes of I-285 at Lavista Rd. in DeKalb County.
It’s unclear if anybody was injured in any of the crashes.
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The weekend right before Thanksgiving is a busy interval for travel. Previous year, practically as several Us residents traveled by vehicle for the duration of Thanksgiving as just before the pandemic.
AAA predicts 1.6 million folks in Ga will travel this Thanksgiving. Nationally, AAA expects 49.2 people to travel by car or truck around the holidays.
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