Motorcycle bursts into flames on local highway

The accident happened at around 10 p.m. Thursday near the Fort Hood exit.
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KILLEEN, TEXAS (KWTX) A motorcyclist escaped serious injury Thursday night when he bike burst into flames while he was riding near the Fort Hood exit on U.S. Highway 190/Interstate 14 Killeen.

Police responded just before 10 p.m. Thursday.

The man told officers he laid the bike down when he saw the flames.

He escaped with minor injuries.

A portion of the highway was closed temporarily because of the fire.