Allen County, Indiana — February 19, 2013

Police say a vehicle caught fire and its driver was injured Tuesday after it collided with a semi in Fort Wayne.

The Fort Wayne Police Department reports the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. on northbound Interstate 69, near Illinois Road, where a Jeep crashed with a semi. The cause of the wreck is unclear.

Following the accident, the Jeep reportedly caught fire, and its unidentified driver was treated for minor injuries. Police also did not release the name of the other driver, who they say was uninjured.

According to a report from the Indiana State Police, there were 188,132 traffic accidents resulting in injuries and/or property damage in 2011, and 674 accidents resulted in 749 total fatalities during that year.

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