Just moments after a semi-truck caught fire following a crash on I-10 near Downtown, its driver was able to make a miraculous escape.
WATCH as the driver of a semi-truck engulfed in flames makes a miraculous escape with minor injuries.
STORY: https://t.co/FnuSPRwSXQ pic.twitter.com/yVnUDcKGuZ— KTSM NewsChannel 9 (@KTSMtv) July 19, 2018
As KTSM reported earlier, the incident happened on I-10 near Missouri. Witnesses say the driver lost control, causing the truck to careen off the interstate and up the highway’s embankment.
BREAKING: semi truck veers off I-10 west onto a ramp near Shell gas station. Heavy fire presence. Find alt. rte if you’re headed west. Mesa and Downtown exits already backed up pic.twitter.com/O3KenBnQjJ— Estefanía Seyffert (@EstefSeyffert) July 19, 2018
Larissa Aguirre Marin, an eyewitness to the crash, captured the moment as the driver exited through the flames.
Fortunately, he suffered only minor injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.