Garbage truck fire snarls traffic on I-84 in West Hartford - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Garbage truck fire snarls traffic on I-84 in West Hartford

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WEST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A garbage truck fire on Interstate 84 in West Hartford had traffic tied up early Tuesday morning. 

According to state police, the truck was fully involved on the side of the highway between exits 44 and 46 eastbound. The right two lanes were closed. 

The highway has since cleared.

Police said the driver was able to safely exit the vehicle. 

A cause for the fire has yet to be determined.

For real-time traffic updates, check the Channel 3 traffic map here.

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