All lanes of Indiana Toll Road have reopened, fire causes $1M in damage
All lanes of the Indiana Toll Road have reopened to traffic. The eastbound lanes of the road were shut down for several hours because of a fire at the toll plaza.
Indiana State Police said a semi caught fire for unknown reasons and caught the Portage toll plaza on fire.
The westbound lanes were shut down for a short time and the eastbound lanes were shut down for several hours.
The semi was carrying a load of potatoes and apples.
The driver was identified as 67-year-old Andrzej Drozd, 67, of New Jersey.
The damage to the structure and the vehicle is estimated to be $1 million.
There were no injuries.