Semi-truck catches fire on I-696, backs up traffic for miles

No word on driver's injuries

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Traffic is backed up for miles in the westbound lanes of I-696 at I-75 in Royal Oak.

A semi-truck that caught fire is sitting torched on the side of the interstate right at the Bermuda exit.

SLIDESHOW: Torched semi-truck on I-696

No word on injuries to the truck's driver, but commuters should avoid the area while cleanup is under way.

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