Indiana Semi Truck Crash, Explosion Captured on Video

August 2, 2013 5:20 pm Last Updated: July 18, 2015 5:19 pm

A semi truck crash in Indiana was captured on video, showing the vehicle careening off the road and exploding into flames.

Police told The Associated Press that the driver of the truck was forced off the road by another vehicle.

A video that was captured by another driver shows the truck “ramping” off the highway before hitting a guardrail, apparently causing its fuel to catch fire.

The Greensburg Daily News reported that the accident, which took place on Interstate 74, only resulted in injuries The man suffered injuries to his face and the son only suffered scratches.

The driver, identified as Ryan Young of Kentucky, told police that he swerved to avoid hitting  another vehicle, and he veered off the highway, according to WAVE-3. television. He said another vehicle drifted into his lane.

According to WAVE, the semi’s fuel tanks were torn off in the accident, causing the fuel to ignite.

The crash is under investigation.