Collision with Tractor Trailer on 285E and Powers Ferry Rd
On June 21, 2021, Officer E W Russ was dispatched to the scene of an accident at the intersection of the I-285 Expressway and Powers Ferry Road.
The accident occurred at 23:13.
Mr. W Davis was driving an Isuzu NPR and was involved in a hit-and-run collision with a tractor trailer. Details of the driver of this vehicle are unknown.
Mr. Davis stated that he was traveling south on the I-285 in the far-right lane when the tractor trailer was driven into the lane from the shoulder.
Mr. Davis attempted to swerve out of the way, but the other vehicle struck his right passenger door, shattering the passenger window and breaking off the passenger side mirror.
Mr. Davis pulled into a gas station off I-285 – S Cobb Drive to make the report.
Mr. Davis provided a description of the tractor as red with a blue trailer, and a section of the licence plate.
Mr. Davis stated that he sustained injury with glass from the broken window entering his eye, but he refused medical attention.
The officer provided Mr. Davis with drops to flush out his eye.
The weather was cloudy, the road surface was wet, and the light condition was dark: lighted.
The accident was reported in Cobb County.