TRAFFIC ALERT: Lanes closed in Tyler after tractor trailer fire
POSTED: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 5:40am
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 9:28am
Tyler, TX (KETK) — Lanes are closed on Loop 323 in Tyler while crews clean up after a fire.
Around 5:15 am this morning, officers were called to a tractor trailer truck that was on fire at Loop 323 and Old Jacksonville Hwy.
Police believe the blaze was due to a malfunction with the truck's brakes. No injuries were reported and the truck was extinguished quickly by Tyler fire crews.
Both southbound turn lanes facing west on Loop 323 at Old Jacksonville Hwy. will be closed until the truck can be removed from the roadway. Citizens are urged to use alternate routes.