Taxi bursts into flames on the Major Deegan Expressway

A News 12 assignment editor was in the car and captured the fire on camera. (4/28/14)

THE BRONX - A taxi burst into flames on the Major Deegan Expressway, bringing traffic to a screeching halt for hundreds of early morning commuters. 

It happened on the southbound side of I-87, near Exit 6 and Yankee Stadium at around 5 a.m. 

News 12 Assignment Desk Editor Clayton Harley was in the car at the time, and captured it all on camera. 

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The fire started in the trunk of the cab, but quickly engulfed the entire vehicle. 

No injuries were reported.

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