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18-wheeler tanker truck catches hearth on bridge

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Smoke is billowing into the air as responders are speeding to an 18-wheeler tanker truck on hearth on the Georgia facet of the I-20 bridge after a two automobile collision.

Each autos had been engulfed in flames however the hearth is presently below management.

Particulars are restricted however police are directing site visitors off I-20 heading into South Carolina. I-20 Eastbound is closed down. RCSO is obstructing the eastbound ramp from Riverwatch Parkway onto I-20. Anticipate heavy site visitors as drivers detour to keep away from the back-up for the following few hours. Drivers are inspired to seek out an alternate route.

There have been three folks concerned within the accident. Two folks contained in the automotive and one contained in the 18-wheeler. One was evacuated on scene, however none are being reported as injured.

In line with Augusta Hearth & EMA, because of the crash water lovers and kayakers might be prohibited from utilizing the Augusta Canal by means of at the very least Friday.

(Augusta Hearth)

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