COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - All lanes of Interstate 185 Southbound are now opened after a semi-truck jackknifed earlier this morning.
Since the scene has been cleared, police report that the driver hydroplaned and hit the guard wall. A passenger in the truck suffered minor injuries and was taken to St. Francis Hospital.
The driver of the truck was cited for driving too fast for conditions and striking a fixed object. The police report says the truck was going around 65 mph, the speed limit on the roadway was 70 mph.
The accident happened around 1 a.m. and police were trying to divert traffic off the Manchester Expressway Exit.