Hot air balloon crashes into tree at Freedom Festival in Provo

Posted at 7:35 AM, Jul 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-02 19:31:34-04

PROVO, Utah - A man is recovering after his hot air balloon crashed into a tree in Provo at the Freedom Festival Thursday morning.

Officials said a hot air balloon above the pig balloon accidentally punctured it with the basket and sent the pig balloon to the ground.

The man and his balloon landed in a tree; he is recovering from some minor burns.

No one else was injured.

Bank of American Fork released the following statement on Facebook: