I-85 Shutdown; 2 separate crashes; 1 fatality

Interstate 85 is shut down in both directions following two separate crashes Tuesday evening near Chantilly Pkwy.

Montgomery Police say one of the crashes is fatal.

One accident involved an overturned 18-wheeler carry logs on the southbound side. One person was taken to the hospital suffering minor injuries following that accident.

Montgomery Police say the second accident occurred a short time later on the Northbound side of the highway. In that accident an 18-wheeler rear ended another 18-wheeler and sparked a fire. Authorities later determined a third vehicle was involved after the fire was extinguished. A person in the third vehicle was killed.

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