A truck carrying barrels of beer, and which was traveling on the A20 motorway, caught fire at around 4:45 p.m. for a reason which remains to be determined.

Traffic on the highway was cut to facilitate the work of firefighters at the scene of the disaster. The truck driver was able to get out of his vehicle in time and was therefore not injured.

Entry and exit are prohibited on interchange n ° 66, in the direction of Toulouse, and on interchange n ° 67 in the direction of Paris.

⛔ 6.30 p.m .: The A20 is still cut in the direction of Toulouse following a heavy truck on fire. Dir. Toulouse, Obligatory exit / Prohibited entry n ° 66 Parages. Dir. Paris, Moulis n ° 67 again accessible following the reopening of the motorway. Listen to @ Radio1077. # A20 #InfoTrafic

At 7:30 p.m., the intervention was still in progress, according to information from the SDIS (Tarn-et-Garonne departmental fire and rescue service).

Ref: https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr