BOW, N.H. — Authorities say a man driving a pickup truck in New Hampshire had a coughing fit and lost consciousness, leading to a fiery crash.
WMUR-TV reports the truck crashed on Interstate 93 in the morning hours.
Emergency workers say the driver had a coughing fit and lost consciousness.
His pickup truck went off the highway, hit a pole and then caught fire.
A state trooper witnessed the crash and stopped to help.
The driver suffered bumps, bruises and possibly broken ribs.
Officials say a gun in the truck was discharging because of the heat of the fire in the accident Monday morning.