Semi catches fire, slows traffic on I-69 near Auburn

Initially both northbound lanes of I-69 north were shut down but officials now say one lane is open.

Posted: Jul 11, 2019 3:18 PM
Updated: Jul 12, 2019 8:41 AM

AUBURN, Ind. (WFFT) A semi driver is recovering with only minor burns after his truck caught on fire on I-69.

The accident happened shortly after 1 p.m. on I-69 northbound, just north of the rest area and south of County Road 11A.

Initially both northbound lanes of I-69 north were shut down but officials now say one lane is open.

Another semi driver radioed to the semi driver that his truck was on fire. He pulled over and his truck quickly erupted into flames.

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