Semi-truck catches fire on I-95 in Daytona Beach

Semi-truck fire in Daytona Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol troopers said a tire tread separation caused a fiery Daytona Beach crash Monday involving a dump truck.

Pictures showed how the flames engulfed the semi after it rolled over about 5 p.m. on the south lanes Interstate 95.

Daytona Beach firefighters said the diesel from the semi-truck caused several explosions, causing the vehicle to become engulfed in flames.

Troopers said the tire tread separated and the driver lost control before overturning near a barrier wall.

The truck driver and another driver had minor injuries.