Massive tractor-trailer fire closes I-85 in Granville County for hours

  • Source: WRAL-TV NBC 5 Raleigh
  • Published: 09/19/2022 12:00 AM

PHOTO: A section of Interstate 85 North was closed Friday morning in Granville County after a crash and tractor-trailer fire. The entire northbound direction was closed near Butner at Exit 189 for Gate 2 Road. It appeared a second car was also involved. Limited details were available about the crash. WRAL News was working to learn the conditions of the drivers. A viewer sent WRAL News a photo of the crash, which showed a charred tractor-trailer and heavy smoke. Officials said the road may reopen by noon.


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