I-75 lanes reopen after fiery crash

- All southbound lanes of Interstate 75 at the I-275 split have now reopened following a crash involving an overturned box truck that caught fire.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a tractor-trailer suffered a tire blowout, causing the driver to lose control, plow into the median and collide with a guardrail.  The vehicle overturned and caught fire.  

Troopers say the driver was helped from the truck and hospitalized for minor injuries.

All lanes had reopened after 4 p.m.

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