Vehicle fire on I-57 briefly shuts down all SB lanes at 138th Street

There were no reported injuries, state police said.

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A video still shows a car fire at 138th Street on I-57 on April 28, 2020.

A video still shows a car fire at 138th Street on I-57 on April 28, 2020.

Illinois Department of Transportation

All lanes of southbound I-57 were blocked for several minutes Tuesday morning for a car fire in the south suburbs.

Troopers were called to the fire about 10 a.m. at 138th Street, according to Illinois State Police.

All southbound lanes were shut down for several minutes, but were reopened by 10:40 a.m., according to state police.

There were no reported injuries.

The fire happened near where a man and woman were struck and killed Sunday while standing outside their disabled vehicle in the northbound lanes.

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