1 lane of I-75 NB shut down in Hillsborough after RV bursts into flames

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Photo credit: Armando Rosado
Photo credit: Armando Rosado

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – One lane of northbound I-75 is closed after an RV exploded into flames just south of the Gibsonton exit in Hillsborough County.

The vehicle was hit by a tire on the roadway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Explosions were heard before the fire. Photos show flames shooting from the RV and huge clouds of smoke coming from the RV.

Deputies have since reopened one lane of traffic northbound.

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