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Early morning accident closes part of I-44

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.

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