CHICAGO (CBS)– A semi-truck engulfed in flames is causing lane closures on the Bishop Ford Freeway at 130th Street Tuesday morning.
The semi-truck, which caught fire under the 130th Street bridge, is blocking center and right inbound lanes near Doty Road.READ MORE: Teen, 15, Shot In The Loop
According to the Chicago Fire Department, all inbound ramps are closed at 130th Street.
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Semi fully involved inbound Bishop Ford at 130th. Full of tires. Traffic down to one lane pic.twitter.com/bijejJV6wY
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) February 2, 2021
Multiple emergency crews are responding to the fire.
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