I-75 reopened after multi-car accident

8/3/2013
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The accident on I-75 was initially reported at about 4:30 p.m.

THE BLADE/DAVID PATCH

A multi-vehicle accident on I-75 temporarily closed the highway this afternoon.
A multi-vehicle accident on I-75 temporarily closed the highway this afternoon.

Northbound I-75, just north of I-280, was closed today for a half hour after a multiple-injury accident about 4:30 p.m.

The accident on I-75 was initially reported at about 4:30 p.m.
The accident on I-75 was initially reported at about 4:30 p.m.

At least five vehicles were involved in the wreck and several ambulances have been dispatched to the scene.

The highway reopened about 5 p.m., but wreckage remained to be cleaned up and I-75 remained heavily backed up an hour later.