BUFFALO, N.Y. — A car on fire closed the right lane on I-290 West Thursday evening and was causing congestion to back up beyond Colvin Boulevard.
NITTEC reports the vehicle fire happened beyond exit one, Delaware Avenue, around 5:13 p.m. Just after 6 p.m. the congestion in that area had cleared.
Fire crews have responded to the scene. At this time, it's unknown how the fire began or if anyone has been injured in the incident.
This is a developing story, we will update as we learn more.