I-285 E in Sandy Springs closed: Pedestrian killed near New Northside Drive

All eastbound lanes of I-285 were shut down in Sandy Springs early Friday. MIKE MORRIS / MMORRIS@AJC.COM

All eastbound lanes of I-285 were shut down in Sandy Springs early Friday. MIKE MORRIS / MMORRIS@AJC.COM

A pedestrian was hit and killed on I-285 eastbound near New Northside Drive about 4:40 a.m. Friday, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation and police on the scene.

GDOT predicted it could be 11 a.m. before the eastbound lanes of the interstate reopen.

Additional coverage: Pedestrian fatality shuts down I-285 eastbound in Sandy Springs


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