Dallas 18-wheeler accident attorney-Amy K. Witherite reports diesel tanker explodes after hitting bridge
Thursday, December 16, 2009, 12:29:37 AM | newsdesk
Dallas, Texas – A serious accident that occurred in the early morning hours on last week created such a delay that the east-bound lanes of Interstate 30 were shut down for several hours.
A diesel tanker carrying 7,500 gallons of diesel hit a bridge and exploded at approximately 5:00 a.m. on the morning of November 30th.
For hours, firefighters worked to extinguish the billowing fumes and flames at the scene of the accident, which authorities say was on I-30 near Big Town Boulevard.
The driver of the diesel tanker was conscious and immediately transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital. No other injuries were immediately reported.
A clean up crew worked for one hour trying to put the fire out before haz mat crews were called in to begin working at the scene.
Texas 18-wheeler accident lawyer news by Dallas personal injury lawyer Amy K. Witherite handling Texas truck accident and 18-wheeler cases.
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