1 dead after two tractor-trailers collide and burst into flames

PHENIX CITY, AL (WSFA) - Two tractor-trailer trucks collided and burst into flames off Alabama 80 and County Road 24 between Phenix City and Tuskegee on Wednesday morning, killing one driver and sending another to the hospital.

The cause of the accident is unknown at this time and there's no word yet on the condition of the injured trucker.

Sgt. Steve Jarrett of the Alabama State Troopers says both vehicles were engulfed in flames, but the fire has been extinguished.

Traffic is heavily congested and anyone traveling that area should seek an alternative route.

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