CAR FIRE CAUSES 422 BACK-UP – The front end of a light-colored Chrysler PT Cruiser convertible caught fire Thursday evening (May 12, 2016) at about 6:30 p.m. while traveling the westbound lanes of U.S. 422 near its Oaks interchange, readers of the 422 Sucks page on Facebook reported. They photographed flames engulfing the vehicle, as well as the traffic back-up created by the incident. One reported the vehicle had been seen emitting smoke before the flames broke out. Another observer claimed the driver appeared to be safe. Area firefighting equipment responded to the scene.