Southbound I-85 lanes reopened in Coweta County - CBS46 News

Southbound I-85 lanes reopened in Coweta County

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Courtesy:  Diana Salvatore Courtesy: Diana Salvatore
Courtesy:  Diana Salvatore Courtesy: Diana Salvatore
Courtesy:  Diana Salvatore Courtesy: Diana Salvatore
COWETA COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Crews have cleared debris from the roadway following a wreck involving two tractor-trailers in Coweta County Wednesday morning. The wreckage caused traffic to back up for miles on I-85 southbound. 

The wreck happened around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at mile marker 44 in Newnan. Georgia State Patrol said there were injuries but no fatalities.

The wreck shut down the southbound lanes of I-85 for roughly five hours. GSP reopened the interstate shortly before 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Coweta County fire had several crews working the scene. Georgia State Patrol has not released what caused the wreck. CBS46 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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