VIDEO: Truck Goes Airborne, Bursts Into Flames

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Stay up-to-date with KAKE News:

Stay up-to-date with KAKE News:

No serious injuries are being reported after a fiery crash that involved a tractor-trailer veering off an Indiana interstate and briefly going airborne before bursting into flames.

Video of the crash, which is posted below, shows the red, flatbed truck speeding into a median near an exit ramp and hitting a hill, then a sudden explosion of fire and black smoke.

Indiana State Police say the driver, 30-year-old Ryan Young of Owenton, Ky., suffered minor facial and head injuries, while his 7-year-old son sustained scratches.

Young told police he was heading east on Interstate 74 near Greensburg early Thursday afternoon when he swerved to avoid a vehicle drifting into his lane.

State Police Sgt. Noel Houze says the truck's fuel ignited after its tanks were torn when it struck a guardrail.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KAKE TV 1500 N. West Street Wichita, KS 67203-1323 (316) 943-4221
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 218162071 - kake.com/a?a=218162071