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Tractor-trailer splits in half on I-285 near Peachtree Industrial Boulevard

It happened on Interstate 285 westbound just past Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.

ATLANTA — A tractor-trailer split in half during the morning rush hour on Monday causing major delays as crews worked to remove it. 

It happened on Interstate 285 westbound just past Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.

Only one far left lane was open and the delays extended beyond I-85 and impacted I-85 south from Norcross. Drivers were urged to use I-85 south to Ga. 400 north.  

A crane was brought in just before 8 a.m. in order to work to remove the truck. 

It is unknown what the truck was hauling. 

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