Truck Fire Shut Down I-74 Sunday

Posted On July 28, 2014

By Mike Perleberg

(Batesville, Ind.) – A truck fire brought traffic on Interstate 74 to a halt in Ripley County Sunday.

A semi carrying a car trailer went ablaze in the westbound lanes between the 149 and 150 mile marker just before noon.

The fire shut the highway down for over an hour. Batesville Police said the interstate reopened at about 1:07 p.m.

It was unclear if anybody was injured in the truck fire or how much damage the fire may have done.