SEMI truck fire blocking traffic on northbound I-57 south of Marion, Ill.

SEMI truck fire blocking traffic on I-57 south of Marion, Ill.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - A SEMI truck fire blocked traffic on northbound Interstate 57.

It happened about 10 miles south of Marion around 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 17.

Traffic was backed up for about 3-4 miles in the northbound lane.

Illinois State Police and fire crews were on the scene.

No word on a cause.

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