Man Sustains Minor Burns After Truck Catches Fire Near Milton
By Kelli Steele

A man sustains minor burns to his hands when his truck catches fire near Milton.

Delaware State Police say the 63-year-old unidentified driver was southbound on Route 1, just south of Broadkill Bridge just before 2 o'clock Monday afternoon, when he smelled something burning; police say he briefly checked under the hood but didn't find anything so he got back in the truck and started driving again. Police say that's when the truck caught fire.

The driver was able to escape; he was taken to Beebe Hospital for treatment of minor burns.

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