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Dump truck hits Texas toll road barrier and bursts into flames

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A dump truck burst into flames on a Texas toll road on Tuesday while trying to avoid hitting a car. A dump truck burst into flames on a Texas toll road on Tuesday while trying to avoid hitting a car.

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (WDRB) -- A dump truck bursts into flames on a Texas highway, and the driver amazingly was not seriously hurt.

Officials near Dallas say there was a car stopped in the middle of a new toll lane on Tuesday, and it was starting to drive in reverse.

The dump truck driver swerved to avoid hitting the car and ended up hitting the concrete center barrier. It burst into flames and left a trail of fire before coming to a stop.

The truck smashed into the wall at such a speed that the cab was knocked off its mounts.

The driver went to the hospital but wasn't seriously injured.

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