Car on fire causes traffic backup

PALMER, Mass. (WWLP) – No one was hurt, but traffic was backed up for about 2 and half miles because of a car fire on the Masspike today.

State Police Trooper James Magarian told 22News at about 10:30 this morning, a car caught fire on the westbound side of I-90 in Palmer.

Three people were able to get out of the burning vehicle, but the incident caused a traffic backup that stretched for about two and a half miles.

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