Car catches on fire during rush hour traffic in Harlingen

Car caught on fire off Interstate 69 East in Harlingen

Authorities are investigating an accident where a car caught on fire during rush hour traffic in Harlingen.

It all happened on the southbound lanes of Interstate 69 East near Harlingen Medical Center around 5 p.m. Wednesday.

No injuries were reported but traffic was reduced to a crawl while firefighters and police worked to clear the accident.

It's not clear what caused the fire but the accident remains under investigation.