Bystander drives trucker to hospital following natural gas explosion

Officials are still investigating an explosion that sent a truck driver to the hospital on Thursday. 

The accident happened on March 18th in Weld County, Colorado. 

According to 9 News, the 40-year-old truck driver was driving near Weld County Road 29 and Weld County Road 72 when he collided with a natural gas pipeline, causing an explosion near a home. 

Thankfully, the rig was not hauling anything explosive or hazardous at the time of the wreck, and a citizen who witnessed the incident was able to transport the truck driver to a hospital quickly. No other property or people were damaged in the explosion. 

It is not clear what led to the wreck, and the truck driver’s current condition is not known. 

The natural gas leak has been contained and the incident is still under investigation.