Tractor-trailer collides with deputy's cruiser on I-85


COWETA COUNTY, Ga. - Lanes were closed in both directions of Interstate 85 in Coweta County after a tractor-trailer caught fire Friday morning.

The Coweta County Sheriff’s Office said the truck struck a deputy’s cruiser on southbound I-85 near mile marker 55.

The truck’s tires exploded and caught fire, setting fire to the rest of the truck.

All lanes north and southbound were shut down around 3 a.m., but reopened later in the day.

Hours after the crash, there were still pieces of the tractor-trailer on the interstate.

No one was injured in the crash.

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