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Lanes reopen following crash near I-65/I-85 interchange

Published: May. 12, 2022 at 4:43 AM CDT|Updated: May. 12, 2022 at 4:59 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Interstate 65 southbound near the I-65/I-85 interchange and Day Street has reopened after an 18-wheeler overturned and caught fire Thursday morning.

According to Montgomery police, the crash happened around 2:50 a.m. At the scene, officers and medics found a driver who had minor injuries.

An 18-wheeler overturned and caught fire Thursday morning, blocking lanes of Interstate 65...
An 18-wheeler overturned and caught fire Thursday morning, blocking lanes of Interstate 65 southbound.((Source: Montgomery Fire Rescue))

Police say the driver was taken from the scene to a local hospital to treat minor injuries.

ALDOT cameras showed a large fire coming from the scene of the crash. The fire also caused delays on the interchange ramp to Interstate 65 southbound.

Police said the lanes reopened around 3:50 p.m.

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