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All southbound lanes reopened on U.S. 231 in Meridianville after 18-wheeler overturned

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An 18-wheeler overturned, spilling its contents onto the road.

Posted: Jan 14, 2019 2:06 PM
Updated: Jan 14, 2019 3:47 PM

UPDATE: All lanes have been reopened. The scene is clear, but officials say they still do not know what caused the 18-wheeler to overturn.

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All southbound lanes are closed on U.S. 231 in Meridianville Monday afternoon after an 18-wheeler carrying crushed cars from a junkyard overturned, spilling its contents onto the road.

According to Alabama Highway Patrol, the cause of the wreck is unknown at this time.  

No injuries were reported. Crews are clearing the scene, and officials say they are not sure what time all lanes will reopen.

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