Overturned 18-wheeler on I-65 backs up traffic for hours

CALERA , Ala. (WIAT) — An 18-wheeler overturned on Interstate 65 near Calera earlier Thursday, backing up interstate traffic for hours. The driver of the Conway Freight truck walked away without injury.

He tells WIAT 42 News that he had trouble with his air brakes and pulled over to check it out. He didn’t find anything, so he tried to pull back onto the interstate.

His back brakes locked up and caused the truck to tip over. Traffic on I-65 was forced into one lane for hours.

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