CHICAGO (CBS)–A truck carrying frozen chicken overturned and caught fire Wednesday morning, closing down all eastbound lanes of traffic on I-80 east near Joliet.

Flames and smoke erupted from the overturned trailer, backing up traffic for several hours during the morning rush.

A truck carrying frozen chicken overturned and caught fire Wednesday morning, closing down I-80 east near Joliet.

Both drivers were hospitalized. Their conditions are unknown.

All highway lanes going eastbound were closed at Richard, but one lane had reopened by 11 a.m.