WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A truck carrying appliances burst into flames along Highway 50 early Wednesday morning and officers say the driver is nowhere to be found.

The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. near the Jefferson Boulevard off-ramp.

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California Highway Patrol says it appears the fire started in the cab of the truck.

Officers are now trying to find the driver, who bolted from the scene.

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The eastbound Jefferson Boulevard off-ramp from Highway 50 was closed for a time due to the incident, but it has since reopened.