Dump truck tire flew off prior to fiery accident

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A dump truck lost a tire before colliding into a highway barrier and catching fire this morning in Phoenix.

The Arizona Department of Transportation reported on Twitter that the truck crashed this morning into a barrier wall on the L-101 onramp leading onto eastbound Interstate 60.

The driver, who had minor injuries, lost control of the truck after one of its tires came off, according to fox10phoenix.com. The truck caught fire after striking the barrier.