Atherton Road in Burton closed after serious crash

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BURTON (WJRT) (5/10/2019) - Police closed a stretch of Atherton Road in Burton after a serious crash on Friday.

The crash was reported around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Atherton Road and Term Street. An Emterra garbage truck was involved in the crash.

Police on the scene couldn't immediately say how the crash happened.

Atherton Road was closed between Dort Highway and Center Road. Police expected the road would remain closed for several hours while they investigate and clear the scene.

Eastbound traffic on Atherton Road coming from Dort Highway can detour on Kleinpell Street to Bristol Road. Westbound traffic from Center Road should take Bristol Road or Lippincott Boulevard.