Truck fire disrupts traffic on I-44 near Carthage exit

A section of Interstate-44 was closed down this morning as crews responded to a box truck on fire.

It happened at Mile Marker 17 near the Carthage exit.

KOAM is told the driver of the 417 Express Delivery truck is doing fine.

The company says the driver smelled smoke, pulled over and discovered his cargo on fire.

Both lanes are reopened to traffic.