Truck Burns After Crash Near Aurora


The driver of a truck involved in a crash on Highway 551 escaped a fire that destroyed the truck.

The crash between the box truck and a car happened near Aurora.

A person was trapped in the car which had to be cut apart with the Jaws of Life. The driver was flown on LifeFlight to a hospital.

The truck's driver was also hospitalize.

Firefighters put the truck's fire out before it could spread to nearby trees.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.