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Driver Escapes Truck Fire

A trucking accident in Coal Valley occurred today when an SUV and dump truck collided and the truck burst into flames. According to WQAD News 8, the accident occurred on IL 6 earlier this evening and the driver of the dump truck was able to get out of the truck in time and did not suffer serious personal injuries from the truck fire. The driver of the passenger car had to be cut from his vehicle and is currently in the hospital. The Illinois State Police are still investigating this Coal Valley trucking accident.