Man killed in wrong-way crash between two tractor-trailers on I-85

Published 9:47 am Monday, April 11, 2022

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A tractor-trailer was driving the wrong way on Interstate 85 Southbound Monday morning when it struck another tractor-trailer, resulting in a wreck with numerous injuries and one person dead, according to information from Georgia State Patrol.

The accident occurred just after 1 a.m. and was near mile marker 7.

According to GSP, a tractor-trailer was traveling north on Interstate 85 in the southbound lanes. Another tractor-trailer, traveling on Interstate 85 South, struck the wrong way tractor-trailer in the southbound lanes. After impact, the wrong way tractor-trailer traveled onto the median and back into the southbound lanes of Interstate 85 where it struck a third vehicle. Troup County Coroner Erin Hackley said the person killed was identified as Jeremy Hullaby, from Baton Rouge, Lousiana. Hullaby had recently moved from Selma, Alabama, Hackley said.

Interstate 85 South was shut down for approximately six hours for investigation and clean-up of the scene.