LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – The driver of a dump truck is dead after a crash on I-265 north at Westport Road, according to LMPD.

The crash happened at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, July 9. The Louisville Metro Police Department’s preliminary investigation shows the driver of the dump truck was moving northbound on I-265, when the driver lost control, ran off the roadway, caught on fire.

The driver was the only person in the dump truck.

LMPD’s Traffic Unit is investigating.