All lanes southbound Interstate 65 are backing up from Interstate 80/94/Borman due to a vehicle fire that is located on the right shoulder just before the 61st Ave. exit. Fire crews are on the scene, according to a traffic tipster to the Region News TeEam Traffic Hotline, the driver of the vehicle was able to get out of the vehicle in time before it became fully involved.
UPDATE: 3:12pm CST, INDOT is reporting that two right lanes are closed just before the 61st Ave. exit due to the vehicle fire, where emergency and fire crews have arrived on the scene. Alsop, a traffic tipster reported that traffic was being stopped in the northbound lanes in order for crews to bring a hose over to the southbound side. Motorists need to be alert of possible stopping traffic both directions of I-65 near the 61st Ave. exit.
Drivers can expect possible backups and delays, SB I-65 from I-80/94, with possible backups on eastbound I-80/94 connector ramp to SB I-65.