All lanes of Hwy 31 NB at Lakeshore Exit are closed

Homewood police were called to an accident around 4 p.m. at Highway 31 North at the Lakeshore Exit in Homewood.{} A tanker truck hit the{}guard rail getting onto Hwy 31 Northbound.{}

The truck driver{}says the extended ramp was a factor in the accident.{}

The undercarriage hit the extended part of guard rail causing the undercarriage to tilt back toward the back of the truck.{}One of the back tires was also damaged in the accident causing it to go flat.{} A little bit of oil was spilt from the truck's tank.{}

No other vehicles involved and no injuries were reported in the accident.

Police say it could be several hours before the roadway is opened back up.{}