COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WKRN) – A truck hauling lumber crashed and caught fire in Columbia Thursday morning.

It happened on Bear Creek Pike near Patterson Drive around 6 a.m.PHOTOS: Bear Creek Pike closed after crash

Bear Creek Pike is closed while crews clear the lumber and spilled fuel from the roadway.

The driver was injured in the accident, though not seriously.

Officials asked residents to avoid the area and to take alternate routes.

The roadway is expected to be closed until at least 2 p.m.Stay with News 2 and refresh this page for updates.