Bartow County EMS along with numerous other County agencies responded to a multiple vehicle accident on I-75 southbound at the Allatoona lake bridge just after lunch on Sunday.

Reports said that the accident involved numerous passenger cars and tractor trailers which resulted in the Interstate being closed northbound for an extended time. The crews where having difficulty getting to the accident scene due to vehicles blocking the emergency lanes northbound.

Bartow County EMS had 4 units respond due to the number of injured people on the scene. Once on the scene the crews began to evaluate all the individuals involved.   Reports said that the accident involved both passenger vehicles and tractor trailers.

A total of 10 patient where transported to hospitals in the area.

Two patient transported to Kennestone hospital and eight patient transported to Cartersville Medical Center. All injuries appear to be non life threatening.