HOISINGTON (KSNW) – A semi truck crashed and caught on fire west of Hoisington on Wednesday morning. The crash happened on Kansas Highway 4 around 7 a.m.

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office located a semi truck and trailer that left the road, crashed into a creek and caught fire.

Randy L Gamble, the 52-year-old driver of the truck from Iowa, was able to escape the semi. He was transported to Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Hoisington Fire Department was able to quickly bring the fire under control. Both the truck and trailer were a total loss.