Overturned 18-wheeler blocked traffic in Decatur

Avoid the area if possible.

Posted: Sep 4, 2019 9:26 AM
Updated: Sep 4, 2019 10:54 AM

UPDATE: Decatur police report the scene is now clear.

From earlier:

An 18-wheeler carrying fertilizer has overturned at 6th Avenue and Wilson Street, blocking all three northbound lanes.

The Decatur Police Department said one lane is temporarily open on Wilson Street to turn toward Athens, but will be closed shortly for road cleanup.

Avoid the area if possible.

Road clearing could take approximately two hours.

No injuries are reported at this time, police said.

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