All lanes of WB I-70 open near Odessa after crews clear debris from tractor-trailer fire

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ODESSA, Mo. — All westbound lanes of I-70 near Odessa, Mo., have reopened Tuesday after crews cleared debris from a tractor-trailer fire.

The accident happened at mile marker 38.2 Monday night.

Police say a the tractor-trailer collided with a car that was broken down on the side of the highway. The collision caused both vehicles to catch on fire.

The tractor-trailer was hauling aluminum, which resulted in a large amount of debris covering the roadway.

No injuries were reported in the accident.

Image courtesy of viewer Kristel McGinnis.
Image courtesy of viewer Kristel McGinnis.
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