MONTEREY PARK (CBSLA) — A trash truck caught fire and crashed into the front yard of a home Monday in Monterey Park, but no one appeared to be injured, authorities said.
The crash occurred about 10:40 a.m. near South Abajo Drive and West Verde Vista Drive, according to a Verdugo fire dispatcher.READ MORE: Kim Fields Hopes 'Adventures In Christmasing' Inspires People To Come Out Of Their Comfort Zone
Witnesses say the truck was engulfed in flames and stopped on the road, before it rolled down a hill, hit a car parked on the street and crashed into the front yard of a home.READ MORE: Super Lotto Ticket Worth $38 Million Sold At Santa Clarita Gas Station
Fire crews quickly took care of the flames.MORE NEWS: Woman, 4 Children Shot And Killed In Lancaster Home
Tree trimmings or similar vegetation appeared to spill out from the truck onto the street.