Tractor trailer flips overs, catches fire in Lee Co.

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LEE COUNTY, AL  (WTVM) – News Leader 9 has learned Alabama State Troopers have closed off northbound lanes of Interstate 85.

We're told an accident occurred near Mile Marker 48 Thursday morning.

Drivers in the area say a tractor trailer flipped, caught fire, then set nearby trees on fire.

State troopers are asking anyone traveling in that direction to take any exit before Mile Marker 48 to Highway 80 North.

You will be able to get back on the interstate in Auburn at Exit 51.

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