Fatal pedestrian-involved accident blocks eastbound I-20

Man killed after stepping into lanes on I-20

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Transportation reported early Saturday that all lanes of eastbound I-20 were blocked due to a fatal accident involving a pedestrian.

HERO units on the scene were the first to confirm a fatality and that at least two vehicles were involved.

The accident happened at near exit 53 to Martin Luther King Drive. As of 2 a.m., traffic was being redirected off of exit 52 to Hamilton E. Holmes and exit 53 to Martin Luther King Drive while emergency vehicles attempt to secure the area.

Motorists are being advised to seek alternate routes or face extreme delays.

For up-to-date traffic information visit 11Alive's traffic page.

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