Dump truck on fire after striking tree on Westland Dr.

Published: Dec. 3, 2018 at 9:10 AM EST
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A dump truck has struck a tree Monday morning and caught fire.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office reports the vehicle stuck a tree on Westland Drive near Birch Cove Way.

First responders and fire crews are on the scene.

Rural Metro reports when it arrived on the scene, the dump truck was wrecked into a tree and engulfed in flames. The driver was out on the street.

One patient has been transported to UT Medical Center.

This is a developing story.