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Tri-State Shut Down Near Russell Road

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A truck fire snarled traffic on the Tri State Tollway. (CBS)

A truck fire snarled traffic on the Tri State Tollway. (CBS)

CHICAGO (CBS) — A truck fire shut down the Tri-State tollway on Tuesday morning near the Wisconsin border.

As of 6:15 a.m., the northbound lanes of I-94 were shut down near Russell Road.

Only one southbound lane was open.

The semi trailer flipped over, and the cab caught on fire about 5:45 a.m..

The fire was out as of 6:15 a.m., but crews still needed to clean up the scene.