WINNIPEG -- A semi-truck rolled over and went up in flames on Highway 1 near St. Francois Xavier, Man., on Monday morning.

Mounties said the rollover took place around 8:20 a.m. on Highway 1, west of Highway 26.

The driver, a 32-year-old man, along with a male passenger, was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Semi RolloverSource: Scott Andersson/CTV News

Highway 1 was closed at the Highway 26 junction. The westbound lanes have since reopened, but the eastbound lanes are still closed.

STARS Air Ambulance tweeted that it had been dispatched to the scene. A local fire department was also on scene.

Images from the collision show a fire and heavy smoke in the area.

Semi RolloverSource: Karla Jacobson