COLLINSVILLE, VA – A pickup truck driver survived after rear-ending a tractor trailer at a high speed in Collinsville on Wednesday morning.
Surveillance video at Auto Tech obtained by BTW21 News shows a white Chevy pickup truck traveling south when it rear-ends a stopped 18-wheeler, before catching fire in the 1600 block of Virginia Avenue.
According to Virginia State Police, the driver of the pickup was speeding and not paying attention.
Fieldale-Collinsville Rescue Squad transported the pickup truck driver to Sovah Health in Martinsville.
Fieldale Fire Department volunteers said the man had a left broken leg and cuts and bruises.
Members of volunteer fire department from Collinsville and Fieldale responded to the crash.
State police is investigating the accident.