The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

October 10, 2012

Jack-knifed semi causing traffic jams at U.S. 72 and Mooresville Road

For The News Courier

— The Athens Police Department is urging motorists to avoid the intersection of U.S. 72 and Mooresville Road.

A tractor-trailer jack-knifed at that location and westbound lanes are backed up, causing traffic jams on Mooresville and Pepper roads.

A minor crash reported on Pepper Road is also further hindering traffic.