Car Fire Delays Traffic on Interstate 57

A second vehicle was found in an adjacent ditch

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    Traffic in the northbound lanes of Interstate 57 was delayed Friday morning because of a car fire and another car in the ditch. (Published Friday, Jun 6, 2014)

    Traffic was delayed Friday morning on Interstate 57 heading toward Chicago because of crews working to put out a car fire.

    The disabled vehicle was on the northbound lanes of the interstate near 139th Street. Another vehicle was in a ditch adjacent to the one that was on fire.

    It wasn't immediately clear if the two incidents were related.

    That portion of roadway is already a slow zone because of ongoing construction work in the area.

    Information about any injuries was not available as of 6:10 a.m.

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