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Semi-truck hauling cars ignites on I-70 WB

Posted at 7:00 PM, Mar 21, 2016

A semi-truck hauling a trailer full of cars caught fire Monday afternoon – sparking a massive blaze that shut down westbound traffic on I-70.

SEE VIDEO OF THE FIRE IN THE PLAYER ABOVE

The fire occurred after 6 p.m. near the 98-mile marker on I-70 WB, just east of Mt. Comfort.

INDOT said traffic was expected to be affected until at least 7:30 p.m.

The cause of the fire wasn't immediately known.

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