Accident Blocks I-85 North Near Duluth, Suwanee

Tractor-trailer has jackknifed early Saturday.

The northbound lanes of I-85 between Duluth and Suwanee are blocked Saturday morning (Oct. 13) because of a traffic accident, according to media reports.

WSB-TV reported that a tractor-trailer carring more than 40,000 pounds of chicken jackknifed between the Old Peachtree Road and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road (Exit 117) exits.

Buford Highway and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard are recommended as alternate routes.

-- Stay with Patch for updates on this incident. And follow our interactive traffic map.


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