Crash Alert: truck catches fire along Mopac Expressway

AUSTIN TX -Officials with the Austin Fire Department responded to a truck catching fire along the Mopac Expressway late Tuesday afternoon.

According to KXAN, the incident was reported at about 2:25 p.m. within the 10000 block of Mopac Expwy near the 45th Street overpass.

The fire was quickly put out and no injuries have been reported as a result. Officials believe the incident to be accidental. No word on what may have caused the fire to erupt has been released as of yet.

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