Oil Truck Driver Recovering After His Truck Caught on Fire

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

An oil truck driver is still recovering from burns after his truck caught fire.

It happened Friday morning around 9:00a.m. at a tank battery at the Endeavor Ranch along south Highway 349, about 15 miles from Midland.

Midland County fire officials say the driver was serving a well when the truck caught fire.

When the driver tried to move the truck, he was burned.

He was taken to the hospital and is expected to be fine.

Investigators are still trying to figure out how the fire started.