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18-wheeler accident shuts down part of I-65 North

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BIRMINGHAM, AL -

An 18-wheeler has shut down traffic on a busy stretch of interstate in Birmingham.

According to Birmingham police, the 18-wheeler jack-knifed on Interstate 65 North this morning.

All three lanes are closed.

Birmingham police say the lanes will be closed for an extended period of time.

The trucks cargo is not a threat, but the truck is leaking fuel.

Hazmat and EMA teams are on the scene.

Drivers are being diverted off the University Boulevard exit.

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