Truck erupts in flames after Taunton crash

SE Mass

TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) — Taunton firefighters made quick work of a truck fire Monday on Route 44.

Two trucks collided around 11:45 a.m. near the intersection with Richmond Street, causing one of them to burst into flames.

Firefighters were seen pulling up just minutes later and extinguishing the fire.

There were no injuries, according to Taunton Police Lt. Eric Nichols.

Both vehicles have since been towed from the scene.

Nichols said the cause of the crash is under investigation.

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