1 critically injured in tractor-trailer fire on I-95 in Cocoa

COCOA, Fla. — One person was critically injured early Monday when flames engulfed a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95 in Cocoa, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The vehicle crashed shortly after 6 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the interstate near State Road 528 after it struck a barrier wall, Sgt. Kim Montes said.

The driver was taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Montes said.

One southbound lane of I-95 was reopened shortly after 8:15 a.m. The SR 528 exit ramp to the interstate remains closed.

No other details were given.