Car fire causes delays on I-77 south in Wythe Co.

Courtesy: Viewer Lisa Hodge (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

WYTHE COUNTY (WSLS 10) - A car far caused delays on Interstate 77 south Wednesday afternoon.

A viewer sent a picture of the fire, with officers on the scene and drivers stopped on the roadway. State police said the left lane was open and traffic was moving slowly. Police said no one had been reported injured during the incident.

Courtesy: Viewer Lisa Hodge

The following was posted on VDOT's website.

I-77S at MM 42.0

On I-77 at mile marker 42 in the County of Wythe, motorists can expect major delays due to a vehicle fire. The south right lane is closed. Traffic backups are approximately 4.0 miles.

Last updated: Wed 08/05/2015 1:45 PM EDT