Semi-truck fire on Thruway causes traffic backup

Semi-truck fire on Thruway causes traffic backup Photo: Twitter: jennyfoo88.

November 13, 2017 04:28 AM

Update: State Police tell us the tractor trailer driver only had minor injuries and is already out of the hospital.


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A semi-truck caught fire on the I-90 Saturday night.

A New York State Thruway alert on Twitter confirmed this was in the Eastbound lane of the Thruway between exits 44 and 45. That is in the Victor area just east of I-490.

All Eastbound lanes of the interstate were blocked by the fire as well as by emergency response at the scene.

Passersby have posted video of the scene on social media.

We are following this developing story as new information comes in from the scene.


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