As per reports, the truck, bearing registration number of Mahrashtra, went up in flames over a bridge near Goshala this morning. It was moving towards Bargarh from Sambalpur.
The driver of the vehicle reportedly fled from the spot soon after the mishap.
On being informed, fire tenders rushed to the spot and doused the flames. However, major part of the vehicle was damaged due to the fire.
Later, local police reached the spot and started an investigation into the matter.
Traffic was halted for two hours on Sambalpur-Bargarh road due to the mishap.