All outbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway were blocked just west of downtown this afternoon because of a semitrailer truck fire, police said.

The fire was blocking all outbound lanes east of about Ashland Avenue, according to State Police. There were no reports of any serious injuries in the crash, which happened around 2:30 p.m.

The truck was cleared from the scene by about 3:30 p.m.

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