I-95 Northbound Lane Closed At Palm Coast
By Space Coast Daily // December 24, 2013
traffic is being detoured onto SR 100
FLAGLER COUNTY, FLORIDA – Be aware that if your Christmas holiday travels take you north on I-95 today, the Florida Highway Patrol said I-95 North in Palm Coast (mile marker 291) will remain closed for at least the next 24 hours as a result of a tanker crash this morning around 5 a.m. that seriously damaged the highway.
I-95 north traffic is being detoured onto SR 100 to US 1 North, and then back to I-95 north.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the tanker truck was killed when a tractor trailer collided and the tanker overturned and bust into flames. The driver of the tractor trailer suffered minor injuries.
Road crews are doing emergency repairs to the roadway, including repaving because the intense heat and fire damage caused to the pavement.
Neither truck driver’s identities were released by FHP.
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