WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The driver of a big rig was injured Thursday in West Sacramento after his truck caught fire.
At around 10:30 a.m., the truck was traveling in the area of Tower Bridge Gateway and South River Road when the driver says he saw smoke coming from the truck.READ MORE: SCUSD's New Race And Equity Liaison Talk District's Move To Fire Teacher Who Used N-Word
He got out of the truck and disconnected the trailer, receiving burns to his hands.READ MORE: ‘It’s Just Heartbreaking’: Community Mourns One In Growing Number Of Officer Deaths Involving DUI Drivers
Jefferson Boulevard was briefly closed.MORE NEWS: Big Dog, Big Dreams: 185-Pound Bullmastiff Up For Adoption At Sacramento SPCA
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