Pick-up truck loses tire, sparks fly, bursts into flames on I-10

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Truck fire near I-10 and Baseline

TEMPE - A large plume of black smoke rose up into the sky Saturday because of a truck fire near I-10 and Baseline.

Police say the pickup truck burst into flames after a collision on the west-bound I-10 near the US 60 exit.

There are no injuries to report.

The truck driver told 3TV that he lost his right rear tire of his truck as he was travelling in the HOV lane and merging onto I-10 when the collision occurred.