Goose Creek Valley Rd.in Montvale Closed after Truck Fire
Bedford Co., VA - Goose Creek Valley Road in Bedford County is closed as crews clean up after a tractor trailer fire Tuesday morning.
Montvale Fire Chief Scott Hawkins said GPS told the driver to take the road to get to Interstate 81. There are signs on U.S. 460 warning truckers not to take that route.
Hawkins said the driver got to the top of the mountain and turned around. The truck burst into flames at Pike Road.
The driver was taken to the ER for smoke inhalation, but is now out of the hospital.
The truck was carrying energy drinks. Hawkins said half the trailer and most of the contents were burned.