I-77SB lanes back open after FedEx truck carrying batteries catches fire

Part of I-77SB shut down
Published: Jun. 27, 2018 at 7:55 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 27, 2018 at 9:12 AM EDT
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(WIS) - An overturned tractor trailer caused traffic delays on I-77 Southbound in Lexington County Wednesday morning.

A FedEx truck carrying a dual trailer caught on fire. Crews were dealing with a hazardous material spill as a result, according to SCDOT.

The truck was hauling batteries, SCHP Trooper David Jones said.

The accident happened around 3:30a.m. near Exit 2 at Twelfth Street. Traffic is now moving again.

Drivers can now access I-77SB from the Twelfth St. overpass.

There are no reported injuries.

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