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Tractor-trailer fire causes traffic delays on Palmetto Expressway

Medley, Florida – A tractor-trailer caught fire and is caused traffic delays on the Palmetto Expressway.
According to eyewitnesses, the trailer was on fire as heavy black smoke billowed from the highway.
The trailer portion of the vehicle could be seen resting over the guardrail.

The driver of the vehicle was taken to an area hospital for observation.

Florida Highway Patrol and tow trucks have since responded to the scene.
All lanes except for the entrance ramp at 58th Street have since reopened, however heavy traffic remains in the area.
Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes.

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