The only thing left of the truck was metal, although it looked like someone had taken a can opener to it. Traffic wasn't too bad at 2:00 when I went past. It turns out that the driver is OK. I thought for sure that something that bad would have killed someone.
VICKSBURG, Miss. — A Louisiana truck driver was hurt and Interstate 20 at Vicksburg was tied up for hours after an 18-wheeler rolled onto the median and caught fire.
The driver of the FedEx truck told Vicksburg police he was westbound when he heard a pop and lost control of the truck. The truck rolled across the median, almost reaching the eastbound lanes, and burst into flames.
The accident happened at about 4:30 a.m. The truck was still smoldering at 9.