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Firefighters extinguish a blaze that started when a vehicle flipped over a South U.S. Route 68 guardrail on Thursday.

Firefighters extinguish a blaze that started when a vehicle flipped over a South U.S. Route 68 guardrail on Thursday.


Don Hatcher | Contributing photographer

A vehicle caught fire on Thursday after flipping over a guardrail on South U.S. Route 68.


Don Hatcher | Contributing photographer

A vehicle flipped over a guard rail on South U.S. Route 68 at 4:14 p.m. Thursday before catching fire. The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

According to a crash report, a vehicle driven by Jessica P. Maynard, 19, of Beavercreek, was traveling on South U.S. Route 68, went left of center, then over-corrected. The vehicle then flipped over the guard rail, caught fire and exploded.

The report states Maynard sustained possible injuries. The vehicle sustained disabling damage.

Firefighters extinguish a blaze that started when a vehicle flipped over a South U.S. Route 68 guardrail on Thursday.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2017/12/web1_FireGuysWeb.jpgFirefighters extinguish a blaze that started when a vehicle flipped over a South U.S. Route 68 guardrail on Thursday. Don Hatcher | Contributing photographer

A vehicle caught fire on Thursday after flipping over a guardrail on South U.S. Route 68.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2017/12/web1_FireWeb.jpgA vehicle caught fire on Thursday after flipping over a guardrail on South U.S. Route 68. Don Hatcher | Contributing photographer

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