I-85 SB in Shorter reopens after fiery tractor-trailer crash

(Source: Shorter Volunteer Fire Department)
Published: Dec. 27, 2021 at 8:12 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 27, 2021 at 7:29 PM EST
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SHORTER, Ala. (WTVM) - Interstate 85 southbound in Shorter has reopened after a fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer.

The Alabama Department of Transportation reports the single-vehicle crash happened at mile marker 21 in Shorter, just a mile before Exit 22. Drivers were reroute at that exit to Highway 80, re-entering the interstate at Exit 16 in Waugh.

(Source: Shorter Volunteer Fire Department)

Fire and emergency crews responded to the scene at approximately 6:30 a.m. CT Monday. The road was closed for nearly 9 hours as crews cleared the scene.

There’s no word on the driver’s condition.

(Source: John Hammonds)

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