ST. LOUIS, MO – Officials in Southwest St. Louis responded to a vehicle fire along I-44 Thursday morning.
According to the official Twitter page of the Missouri Department of Transportation, the vehicle caught fire within the eastbound lanes of I-44 near I-270 at about 8:40 a.m.
I-44 EB PAST I-270
EST. CLEARANCE TIME: 10:30 AM
— MoDOT STL Traffic (@StLouisTraffic) September 17, 2020
No injuries were reported as an immediate result of the fire. However, the incident caused delays for those traveling into St. Louis during Thursday morning rush-hour traffic.
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