Semi-truck destroyed after catching fire on Indiana Toll Road near US 421

INDIANA (WLS) -- A semi-truck caught fire on the Indiana Toll Road Thursday morning, causing a major traffic disruption, Indiana State Police said.

The truck caught fire at about 5:10 a.m. in the westbound lanes of the Indiana Toll Road past U.S. 421. The driver was not injured, police said.

Chopper 7HD flew above the scene showing the semi-truck completely destroyed be the fire along with a massive backup on the expressway.

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Police had blocked off all lanes, with westbound traffic being diverted off of the toll road on to US 421. Around 6:30 a.m., one lane and the shoulder reopened to traffic.
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