LORENA (March 31, 2014) There was a close call for a truck driver Monday evening after his cab burst into flames.
The accident happened just after 7 p.m. on Interstate 35 southbound near Lorena.
The truck driver said a passing motorist motioned for him to pull over and when he did, he realized his truck was on fire.
He immediately ran for safety.
He was not hurt.
The truck was a total loss.
Traffic on I-35 was delayed for several hours while the accident was cleared up.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.