Thursday, May 25, 2017

Gas Tunker Overturns Causes Huge Fire

A large gas tanker exploded and caused a huge fire after it crashed and rolled off of a ramp on Highway 99 in Atwater, California on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. California Highway Patrol and fire crews responded to the scene to try and contain the fire at Applegate Road. CHP later said that one person - the tanker driver - was killed as a result of the explosion and fire. Miraculously there were no other injuries.

Recorded by Metta Xiong who together with her fellow employees at a local restaurant in Atwater, California scramble for safety after a tanker truck explodes outside.

Police direct traffic as the fire goes on

KCRA News LiveCopter shows aftermath Atwater of tanker truck fire

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