TRAFFIC ALERT: Truck Catches Fire on I-65 Backing Up Traffic

UPDATE 6:53 A.M.-  The accident has been cleared out of the roadway on I-65 Southbound.

Highway patrol says I-65 Southbound is closed near the 44 mile marker there near the Perdido Rabun exit in North Baldwin County. 

Traffic is still being diverted.

ORIGINAL STORY 6:10 A.M.:

BALDWIN COUNTY, AL (WKRG)- An 18-wheeler caught fire near mile marker 44 in Baldwin County Friday morning.

The truck is off to the left side of the interstate about a mile south of the Rabun Perdido exit.

ALDOT is reporting that both southbound lanes of I-65 are shut down.

Traffic is being re-directed at exit 45.

 

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