ILLINOIS- A burning tractor-trailer briefly shut down eastbound Poplar Street Bridge Monday night.
The fire was reported just after midnight.
All eastbound lanes were blocked for nearly a three hours as emergency personnel put out the fire and cleared the roadway.
According to Illinois State Police, the steering went out on the tractor-trailer and the driver lost control of the truck.
The semi then slammed into a barrier causing the diesel tank to rupture and catch fire.
No injuries were reported.
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