WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The southbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike near downtown West Palm Beach are closed after a rig jackknifed, according to a dispatcher with the Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident happened around 6:40 p.m. near mile marker 102.
Traffic is backed up for miles and motorists are urged to seek an alternate route.
FHP troopers have just arrived on scene.
We will update this story when more information becomes available.