I-85 near Ann Street reopens hours after 18-wheeler overturns

Interstate 85 is open again after an 18-wheeler crashed and overturned Thursday morning,...
Interstate 85 is open again after an 18-wheeler crashed and overturned Thursday morning, according to Montgomery police.(Source: Alabama Department of Transportation)
Published: Apr. 21, 2022 at 10:41 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 21, 2022 at 10:46 AM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Interstate 85 is open again after an 18-wheeler crashed and overturned Thursday morning, according to Montgomery police.

The Alabama Department of Transportation says the crash happened in the northbound lanes at mile marker 3.4. That’s just past the Ann Street exit. ALGO traffic cameras show the commercial vehicle on its side with its cargo dumped into the roadway.

ALGO reported the lanes were blocked for hours.

Montgomery police and fire medics responded to the scene at approximately 10:20 a.m. and confirmed the driver of the 18-wheeler suffered only minor injuries.

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