A van catches fire after crash with trash truck in the town of Levant

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LEVANT, Maine (NEWS CENTER)--A woman in Levant is lucky to be alive after the van she was driving burst into flames.

The van was following behind a garbage truck on Union Street in Levant around 8:30 this morning when Sheriffs deputies say the driver was blinded by the sun.  She failed to stop and then rear ended the left side of the truck.

A worker was standing only feet away on the right side of the garbage truck.

The woman got out of the van, Moments later it was consumed by fire. No one was hurt in the crash.

 

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