GENESEE COUNTY (WJRT) - (5/2/19) - Police were called out to a crash that sparked a car fire on I-475 in Genesee County.
Police and fire crews responded to a crash that caught a car on fire on I-475 at Hemphill Road in Burton.
It happened Thursday morning between the Hemphill Road overpasses in Burton.
The crash was reported around 8:45 a.m. and fire crews were dispatched a few minutes later. The car was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived.
Authorities could not immediately say whether anyone was injured.
The crash happened near the area where northbound I-475 narrows to one lane for construction. The northbound lanes were closed while firefighters extinguished the blaze and authorities cleared the scene.
The single northbound lane has since reopened.