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WESTSIDE: Chicken truck wreck snarls I-285 traffic
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WESTSIDE: Chicken truck wreck snarls I-285 traffic

ATLANTA -- A truck full of chickens brought traffic to a standstill on the Perimeter early Thursday morning.

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According to GDOT, the truck overturned when it hit another tractor-trailer on Interstate 285 South, north of Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway at about 4:30 a.m.

Amazingly, no one was seriously hurt, but crates full of live chickens spilled all across the roadway.

All four lanes of I-285 South and the exit ramps for Interstate 20 in both directions had to be shut down so the accident could be cleared. 

By 6 a.m. lanes slowly began reopening.

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