I-65 Accident

Hundreds of motorists were stuck in traffic for hours after a tractor trailer burst into flames on 1-65.

Arthur Johnson of Ailey, Georgia was driving northbound on 1-65 at mile marker 16 when he ran over a piece of debris in the roadway.

The debris knocked the fuel line and battery cable loose in Johnson's tractor-trailer;causing it to burst into flames.

The tractor-trailer was hauling items, none of which were hazardous.

The fire had the roadways shutdown for six-hours on Saturday.

Johnson and his passenger Delmar Adam,who is also from Georgia were not injured in the accident.


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