Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A car fire briefly blocked traffic hazard on Interstate 77 near Columbia Tuesday night.

The accident happened in the southbound lanes at I-77 near mile marker two, which is near the Cayce exit.

At one point, all of the southbound lanes at that location were blocked, but after about 40 minutes, most lanes reopened.

It's unclear what caused the accident. No serious injuries were reported.