Video: Semi Goes Airborne and Cargo Explodes on Landing

Posted at 6:09 AM, Aug 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-02 06:58:22-04

semi airborneGREENSBURG, Ind. — [Graphic Language Warning] The driver of a semi suffered only minor injuries, despite jumping his entire rig over part of the highway and landing in a burst of flames.

According to the Indiana State Police, the accident happened on Thursday afternoon along I-74 in Greensburg.

It’s not clear what caused the accident, but video posted on YouTube shows the semi launching into the air, and landing back on its wheels.  Shortly after the impact, the rig burst into flames.  Watch below, the accident happens at around 3:25 into the clip. (Warning: contains explicit language)

Police say the driver will be just fine, and only had a few scrapes.