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I-85 South ramp to I-285 West shut down after tractor trailer overturns, causing major backup

Drivers will need to find an alternate route

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Traffic is at a standstill at the I-85 South ramp to I-285 West following a tractor-trailer that overturned in the area.

DeKalb County Police said only one lane on I-85 South is open at this time. 

The tractor-trailer was the only vehicle involved in the crash. Police said the driver was taken to the hospital.

Police said it appears that the truck was carrying paint or another substance that spilled along the highway. Hazmat is headed to the scene to clean it up.

Drivers in the area will need to find an alternate route.