Minor injuries after car, dump truck collide

Posted at 7:41 AM, Dec 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-21 11:01:41-05

Only minor injuries were reported after a dump truck and a car collided Monday and then caught fire.

The crash happened at the intersection of Lindsay and Elliot roads in Gilbert, Ariz.

Gilbert Fire Department said motorists should avoid the area. Click here to view current traffic conditions.

Air15 video showed a dump truck overturned with what appeared to be dirt scattered on the roadway. It had one of its axles separated and a back tire on fire.

A nearby passenger car was also heavily damaged and charred.

The intersection was closed while the crash was investigated and cleared. It reopened shortly before 9 a.m.

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