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Tanker explodes on Tennessee highway, kills driver

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 00:30

A truck driver is killed after his tanker hits an overpass column and bursts into flames on a Tennessee interstate. Linda So reports.

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Firefighters douse flames after a tanker truck explodes on a Tennessee highway. The driver of the truck was killed when police say he struck the support column of an overpass on Interstate 65 in Franklin. The tanker was carrying unleaded gasoline. Police say the explosion was so intense it split the tanker in half. No other cars were involved in the crash. Transportation officials say the bridge and the section of the interstate that runs under it will remain closed until it's deemed safe.

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Tanker explodes on Tennessee highway, kills driver

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 00:30