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Box truck crashes into an overpass rail and bursts into flames in Minnesota [Video]

Box truck crashes into an overpass rail and bursts into flames in Minnesota [Video]

This is the wild moment when a box truck slammed into an overpass railing in Minnesota and flew into a fireball after being struck Monday by an out-of-control car.

The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. on Highway 10 near Spring Lake Park, a suburb just north of Minneapolis.

Police released images of the tragic accident this afternoon.

The video shows a white car spiraling out of control on a driveway that opens onto the highway just before an overpass.

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The crash started when a white car lost control of the car as it pulled into the driveway

The crash started when a white car lost control of the car as it pulled into the driveway

The white car collided with a truck and sent it towards the guardrail

The white car collided with a truck and sent it towards the guardrail

The truck didn't break the rails and crash into the highway below, but instead immediately burst into flames

The truck didn’t break the rails and crash into the highway below, but instead immediately burst into flames

The car flies a sign as it slides down the median strip onto the highway, where it immediately collides with the right front fender of a large white box truck at the driver’s door.

The cab of the truck swings up on impact, then starts to spiral out of control, bending right and straight toward the overpass railing as modest cars speed past on the highway below.

Incredibly, the truck doesn’t break through the railing, but crumples against it and bounces off, only to come to a stop in a plume of flames.

As a thick plume of black smoke billows from the fire, the white car that caused the accident comes to a stop behind the burning truck, the entire right side disfigured by the impact.

A fire rages on the scorched sidewalk beneath the truck as the driver’s side door flies open in the smoke tower.

The fireball ripped across the highway and then engulfed the truck

The fireball ripped across the highway and then engulfed the truck

The driver of the truck tried to escape on the driver's side but was blocked by flames.  He eventually escaped through the passenger door without serious injury

The driver of the truck tried to escape on the driver’s side but was blocked by flames. He eventually escaped through the passenger door without serious injury

The door is obscured by the smoke and flames, and about 10 seconds later the passenger door opens and the driver steps over the flames and safely walks away from the wreckage.

The highway was closed for two hours due to the violent accident.

Police say the drivers involved each suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and the driver of the car showed signs of impaired driving.

Black smoke from the fiery wreckage obscured the highway and blocked traffic for miles

Black smoke from the fiery wreckage obscured the highway and blocked traffic for miles

The highway was closed for two hours while emergency services fought flames and cleared the wreckage

The highway was closed for two hours while emergency services fought flames and cleared the wreckage

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