Tire Explodes on 18-Wheeler in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One driver was shaken up after a tire on his 18-wheeler exploded.

The Odessa Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire just before 11 p.m. Monday night.

The explosion happened at the intersection of University and Moss, outside the 7-11 store.

Crews on the scene believe the fire started when a wire that was close to the truck overheated which caused the tire to explode.

The driver was in the store at the time.

No one was injured.