UPDATE: Highway reopened following vehicle crash, vehicle fire

Image of the vehicle collision and fire along the Seward Highway, on Feb. 1, 2018. (Photo courtesy James Elliott)
By  | 

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - 11:40 a.m. Update:

In a community alert, Anchorage police said that both lanes of the Seward Highway have once again been re-opened at Mile 109.

No additional injuries were reported.

Original Story:

A section of the Seward Highway was shut down Thursday morning after police say at least two vehicles were involved in a crash that led to one vehicle bursting into flames.

According to Renee Oistad with the Anchorage Police Department, the call came in at 10:39 a.m. on Feb. 1, reporting a crash at mile 109 of the Seward Highway, just south of Potter Marsh.

Oistad said that so far only minor injuries were reported, and that police were on the scene assisting with the incident.

APD said they will notify the public when the road is reopened.