Dashboard Footage From Atlanta’s Wintry Traffic Nightmare (VIDEOS)

A rare snowstorm brought epic traffic congestion to Atlanta this week, leaving thousands of drivers stranded on highways around the city.

Many of the eerie, apocalyptic scenes were captured by passers-by. Below is a sample.

A driver zooms by hundreds of vehicles that were abandoned on the side of a highway.

Another driver shows the abandoned vehicles, many of which had seemingly slid off the road.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources pulls an 18-wheeler along the icy road.

Miles and miles of stalled semi-trucks.

People deliver food to those stranded on the road.


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