The eastbound lanes of Interstate I-74 near Shelbyville, Ind. have reopened Friday morning following a deadly semi fire that closed the roadways overnight.
The fiery crash happened near the 103 mile marker, just east of the London Road exit, at approximately 3:30 p.m.
Police said the semi was hauling diesel fuel, which immediately burst into flames during the crash.
The driver of the passenger car was able to escape before the fire spread to his vehicle. He did not suffer any injuries but his vehicle was heavily damaged.
I-74 EB lanes in Shelby Co. reopen after Thursday's fatal semi fire
Semi catches fire on I-74 in Shelby County (October 12, 2012)