Tractor Trailer Jack-knife in Saco closes interstate

Jackknife truck closes turnpikeUPDATE: The tractor trailer, driven by 33-year-old Brian Butler of South Carolina was in the far right lane when he started to lose control. The heavy rain conditions are believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.

The trailer was not loaded at the time of the crash . State Police continues to investigating.

Previous release:

Maine State Police Troop G Turnpike is currently out with a tractor trailer truck jack knifed across all lanes in the area of Mile Marker 35 southbound. All south bound traffic in the area is being diverted off exit 36 in Saco. We ask that all motorists seek alternative routes until the area is clear. There is only the tractor trailer involved in the crash and no injuries are reported.