Tanker truck bursts into flames following crash in Warren County

RAW: Tanker truck fire in Warren County

WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - A tanker truck carrying 6,000 gallons of fuel burst into flames Sunday morning in Warren County after it crashed into a ditch.

Troopers say it happened along US-42 near milepost 15 at 4: 16 a.m.

Jeffery Miller, 36, was traveling northbound on US-42 in his white 2017 Peterbilt tanker truck when he drove off the right side of the road and the tanker landed on its side in a ditch.

Troopers say the impact caused the fuel tank to burst into flames.

Clear Creek Township Fire and EMS removed Miller from the truck and was he was taken to Atrium Medical Center with minor injuries.

Miller was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, said troopers.

Troopers say speed nor impairment appear to be factors in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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