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VIDEO: Box truck in Minnesota bursts into flames after being hit by car

Posted at 10:08 AM, Apr 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-13 10:48:15-04

BLAINE, Minn. — On Monday afternoon, Minnesota Department of Transportation cameras captured footage of a collision between a white sedan and a box truck that ended with the truck bursting into flames and nearly going over the overpass railing.

A vehicle attempting to merge onto collided with the side of the box truck around 2:30 p.m. on Highway 10 in Blaine.

Video shows, the car then spins out as the box truck drives right into the overpass guardrail, exploding in a blaze.

Everyone involved sustained non-life-threatening injuries, according to state troopers.

Authorities said the driver of the car showed signs of impairment and was being processed to find out whether they were driving under the influence.

The investigation remains open.