Disabled semi-truck catches fire on I-75 in Bonita Springs

Posted at 3:29 PM, Sep 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-22 15:55:58-04

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla — Florida Highway Patrol is reporting a vehicle fire on I-75 in Bonita Springs.

FHP says a disabled semi carrying groceries and other similar items had briefly caught on fire.

It's blocking the inside left turn lane of NB I-75 near the exit ramp at Bonita Beach Road.

The semi-truck briefly caught fire and is out.

No injuries have been reported.

The fire department is currently blocking the outside left turn lane and inside right turn lane.

Traffic is slow in the northbound outside lane.

Drivers should use caution and avoid the area.