Man taken to hospital with serious injuries after crash in Augusta

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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - Officials say a man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after his truck crashed into a tree in Augusta Monday evening.

According to the Augusta Fire Department the crash happened around 5 p.m. on North Belfast Avenue.

We're told the truck caught fire, and witnesses pulled the man from the burning vehicle to safety prior to firefighters arriving.

That man was the only person in the truck.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.