Thursday, April 6, 2017

Tractor-trailer hauling hay overturns, catches fire on I-95 in Brevard County, Florida

by: Jason Kelly 

Updated: Apr 6, 2017 - 11:32 AM

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Southbound lanes of Interstate 95 were closed Thursday morning after a tractor-trailer was involved in a fiery crash near Grant-Valkaria, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash was reported shortly after 5:30 a.m. at mile marker 165 north of Micco Road, troopers said.

Investigators said the tractor-trailer, which was carrying hay, ended up on its side and caught fire.

One person was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries, firefighters said.

Troopers said two southbound lanes of the interstate have been reopened.

No other details were given.