Pictures: Truck Wrecks On I-65 South Near Lacon

Posted on: 3:02 pm, November 16, 2012, by and , updated on: 06:01pm, November 16, 2012

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Here are pictures from the scene of an 18-wheeler wreck on I-65 South near Lacon.

Authorities say the wreck happened Thursday night near mile marker 319 as the driver tried to commit suicide by tying a noose around the wheel and strapping it around his neck.

The driver survived.  No other vehicles were involved.  The driver was hauling dumpsters full of recyclable glass.  Workers were still clearing the debris on Friday afternoon, and traffic is still backed up for several miles approaching the wreck on I-65.

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