One Dead After Tractor-Trailer Goes Off Road, Lands In Ravine: Highway Patrol

GUILFORD COUNTY, NC - One person died after a tractor-trailer overturned on I-85 near I-74 Tuesday morning and the cab fell into a ravine.

The accident happened around 8 a.m. on the interstate. One lane will be open on I-85 north until 9:30 p.m. The North Carolina Highway Patrol identified the victim as Mohamed Said Rashid of Clarkston, Ga.  

The Highway Patrol says the tractor-trailer wasn't carrying HAZMAT materials but diesel fuel did leak into the ravine. Crews are still working to clean up the mess.

 

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