Pickle-hauling semi crashes and catches fire on Michigan highway

FENTON, Michigan -- A semi that was hauling pickles on a Michigan highway caught fire after crashing into an overpass.

According to a report from Mid Michigan NOW, the driver lost control on US 23 and hit an overpass in Genesee County on Thursday, December 26.  Michigan State Police said the truck had a steering wheel malfunction.

The fire was contained and crews stayed on scene for hours cleaning up the pickles and debris, according to the report.

The driver had minor injuries.

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