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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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1 Comment to “Tanker Fire Causes Scare on Claiborne Bridge”

    Tim G said:
    January 16, 2013 at 11:35 PM

    The "breaks" failed? So did the spell-check, evidently. And the tanker is a "he"? Do tell.

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