Driver airlifted after fiery crash in Hill County

Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene of a major accident yesterday evening along the Interstate 35 service road in the Abbott area.

According to DPS troopers, the driver of a Ford Raptor truck failed to control his speed and collided with the back end of an 18-wheeler. The pickup caught fire after the crash.

The driver of the Ford truck was airlifted to Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Waco with non-life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported.

Photo: Diann Hammer