VIDEO: Semi Forced off Highway into Fiery Crash

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DECATUR COUNTY, Indiana-- Indiana State Police released video on Friday of a semi truck driver going across a highway and bursting into flames.

*Watch the video above*

Police said the driver was trying to avoid another vehicle; so he swerved and ended up running off the interstate.

He then reportedly flew up a hill, slamming into a guardrail.

The fuel tanks on the truck were ripped off, causing fuel to ignite.

The driver escaped with minor injuries; his young son, who was also in the truck, wasn't seriously injured.

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