2 Escape fully engulfed car fire along I-55 in south St. Louis - KMOV.com

2 Escape fully engulfed car fire along I-55 in south St. Louis

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By Sarah Heath By Sarah Heath

(KMOV) – Traffic was backed up for several miles following a car fire on Interstate 55 Wednesday evening.

According to police, two people were in the vehicle when it overturned on northbound I-55 at Carondelet Avenue exit. The vehicle was soon fully engulfed in flames.

The two victims were able to make it out with only minor injuries.

They refused medical treatment at the scene.

For several hours, all but one northbound lane was closed to traffic but at this time all lanes have been reopened. 

Stay with News 4 and KMOV.com as we continue to gather more.

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