Overturned Tanker Truck Shuts Down I-65 in Cullman County on Christmas Eve (Drone Video)

Cullman County, Ala. — Interstate 65 in Cullman County reopened Sunday night, after a tanker truck overturned, leading to all lanes being closed.

It happened Sunday afternoon, at mile marker 313, just north of the city of Cullman, in the Vinemont area.


Several agencies responded to the scene, including the Vinemont-Providence Fire Department, Cullman Fire Rescue Units, and Alabama State Troopers.

The Alabama State Troopers closed all lanes, and reported the truck was leaking diesel fuel.

Traffic going both northbound and southbound was diverted at exits 310 and 317.

The lanes remained closed Sunday night, as crews worked to off-load the fuel load in the truck.

About 9:00pm, State Troopers reported the truck was being uprighted.

Then about 10:00pm, State Troopers sent a message saying all lanes were open.

No injuries were reported in the crash, and the cause is under investigation. [Click for More]