FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Downtown Connector reopens after crash at 14th Street

It was a messy commute for some on Thursday.
Published: Sep. 21, 2023 at 6:51 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2023 at 9:58 AM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - It was a messy commute for some on Thursday with two major wrecks.

9:57 a.m. | The crash at 14th Street has been pushed to the side and lanes have reopened.

9:25 a.m. | The Downtown Connector southbound lanes are completely blocked as crews work to clear a wreck.

7 a.m. | An early-morning car fire on I-285 W blocked several lanes of traffic, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

The blockage started past Flat Shoals Road and Candler Road near 6:10 a.m., blocking three out of four lanes, the department said. The flames have been extinguished and the lanes reopened, but delays continue.

Check back with Atlanta News First for more updates.