Tire flies off before dump truck’s fiery crash

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Updated Jul 9, 2019

Dump truck ablaze on highway

A dump truck lost a tire before colliding into a highway barrier and catching fire Wednesday morning in Phoenix.

The Arizona Department of Transportation reported on Twitter that the truck crashed into a barrier wall on the L-101 on-ramp leading onto eastbound Interstate 60.

The driver, who had minor injuries, lost control of the truck after one of its tires came off, according to fox10phoenix.com. The truck caught fire after striking the barrier.