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All lanes on I-65 reopen after 3-vehicle wreck in Blount Co.

Tanker truck fire on I-65 in Blount County(Source: ALEA)
Tanker truck fire on I-65 in Blount County(Source: ALEA)
Published: Dec. 26, 2018 at 9:33 PM CST
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BLOUNT COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - All lanes have reopened on I-65 after a three-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon.

The accident happened in Blount County near mile marker 287 involving three vehicles - a car, a pickup truck and a tanker truck. The tanker caught fire as a result of the wreck, but the fire has been extinguished.

(Source: Tracy Bradford Story/Facebook)
(Source: Tracy Bradford Story/Facebook)((Source: WBRC))

Officials say there was a minor diesel and gasoline spill. It has been contained.

Troopers closed I-65 in both directions while crews work to put the fire out and clear the scene.

Some minor injuries were reported in the wreck. The extent of those is not yet available.

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