Florida I-4 Traffic Impacted By Truck Fire

UPDATE: One eastbound lane and all westbound lanes have reopened.

The eastbound and westbound lanes of I-4 are currently closed at mile marker 9, due to a vehicle fire.

According to reports, a 2006 Freightliner carrying citrus extract (a flammable substance) experienced an engine failure and was engulfed in flames.

Driver, Clay Rollins was able to steer this truck to the shoulder and exit the vehicle. He was uninjured.

The citrus extract is reported to have been unaffected by the fire.

The Tampa Tribune