An early morning accident on i-44 between a tractor trailer and a car caused a fire and closed parts of I-44.
It happened this morning near the Rangeline road accident on the westbound side of I-44.
Details on the crash have not been released at this time, but the semi-tractor was completely destroyed by fire after the initial impact.
The driver of the car suffered only minor injuries, The truck driver needed to be transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
All lanes of traffic are open at this time. We will bring you more details as soon as they become available.