Car goes up in flames after rear ending vehicle in wreck

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Driver reports mild head injury, no one seriously hurt

By The Staff

A vehicle caught fire after rear ending another vehicle on a rainy Monday morning, according to Lawrenceburg city police.
The lights at the US 127 intersection in front of Walmart and MainSource Bank were flashing yellow, City Police Chief Chris Atkins said, when two vehicles traveling north on the bypass braked suddenly.
A third vehicle, allegedly affiliated with Walters Buildings of Lawrenceburg, rear ended the black Chevy SUV in front of it, Atkins said.
The front of the vehicle went up in flames and was burning for about five minutes, Atkins said. Traffic was backed up on the US 127 bypass for
The driver of the SUV reported being sore, Atkins said, but had no serious injuries. The other driver had a minor head injury, Atkins said, but was also not seriously hurt.
City fire, EMS, Lawrenceburg fire and rescue and city police responded.