Tanker fire snarls traffic at westbound I-94 and Telegraph

One lane of westbound I-94 was closed in Taylor at Telegraph because of a tanker fire, but has reopened according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.

As of 6:51 p.m. all lanes have been cleared and traffic is back to normal. 

According to MDOT, an accident happened around 5:20 Tuesday evening on I-94 as it passed over Telegraph in Wayne County. A tanker then caught fire and the highway was closed a short time later.

According to Michigan State Police, a tow truck was pulling a tanker truck full of diesel when it caught fire. 

All three lanes had been closed but the fire was put out as of 6 p.m.

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