Tractor-trailer catches fire on Rt. 58 in Suffolk

Tractor-trailer catches fire on Rt. 58 in Suffolk

Credit: Karen Hopkins, 13News Now

The driver of this tractor trailer wasn't hurt.

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on July 12, 2013 at 1:06 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 12 at 4:44 PM

Tractor trailer fire

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SUFFOLK--A tractor-trailer caught fire as it traveled on Rt. 58 East near Pitchkettle Road in Suffolk just before noon Friday. 

Authorities tell us the driver got out of the cab and wasn't hurt.

The rig was pulled onto the shoulder and smoke was still rising from engine area.

A 13News Now viewer sent in a photo of smoke rising from the cab and fire officials talking to a man about what happened.

Police were diverting traffic down Holland Road, but the lanes have now been reopened.

 

 

 

 

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