I-85 NB closed after semi-truck accident

AUBURN, AL (WSFA) - Alabama State Troopers and the Alabama Department of Transportation are working to re-route traffic after a tractor-trailer overturned on to a concrete barrier at mile marker 51 in the northbound lanes of I-85.

According to troopers, a crash involving a personal vehicle and a tractor-trailer occurred shortly after 10:00 a.m. on I-85 northbound at the 51 mm.

The tractor-trailer overturned on to a concrete barrier. The personal vehicle was able to leave the scene however the tractor trailer is blocking the two northbound lanes of the interstate.

Authorities say the driver of the tractor-trailer was injured, however they could not provide information on the extent of those injuries.

ALDOT is working to put up signs to re-route traffic until the scene can be cleared.

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