A truck driver lost control of his vehicle in the mountains of Colorado, hitting a canyon wall and tearing his truck in half.

The San Miguel County Sheriff's Office said the driver was traveling at speeds of 100 mph, almost running other vehicles off of Highway 145, right before it crashed into the side of a cliff. The truck was split in half and was soon engulfed in flames.

Motorists stopped and helped put out the fire, getting the driver to safety. He was then taken by Careflight to the hospital with serious injuries.

The driver has not been identified.

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