Tanker Fire Causes Scare on Claiborne Bridge

New Orleans Firefighters put out a gas tanker fire Wednesday night.

Police say the breaks on the tanker failed while he was on the Claiborne bridge.

The driver ran into a pickup truck and caught fire.

The tanker driver suffered minor injuries.

A passenger in the pickup complained about an injured wrist.

The accident temporarily closed the west bound lane on the bridge.


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