S.R. 57 is back open following fiery paint truck wreck

Both lanes of S.R. 57, just north of Boonville New Harmony Road, have reopened following the investigation of an accident involving a truck that caught on fire.

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's office says it appears the driver of a semi truck carrying paint went off the road and crashed causing the truck to catch fire.

Deputies say the driver was out of the vehicle when responders arrived.

He was taken to the hospital with complaints of pain.

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