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Driver slams head on into 18-wheeler

SAN ANTONIO – A drunken driver caused a fiery mess Sunday morning after he drove head-on into an 18-wheeler, police said.

The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday when the driver of a big rig was making a left hand turn onto Applewhite Road when the suspected drunk driver slammed into him, police said.

The big rig caught fire, but the truck driver was able to put it out with his fire extinguisher.

Police arrested the driver of the SUV and charged him with DWI.