Pennsylvania State Police Release Information On Truck Stop Explosion

Fire Reported At Oregon Carrier

According to the Pennsylvania Daily Item, investigators have determined the cause of Monday’s explosion at the Penn Flying J truck stop in Turbot Township, Pennsylvania.

The Daily Item reports that on a truck driver was attempting to end his life by setting his truck on fire while the he was inside.

At approximately 3:40 p.m., an explosion occurred.

Emergency responders arrived shortly thereafter and removed the driver from the cab. He reportedly suffered “serious burns.”

The driver was transported via helicopter to a hospital for treatment.

The unidentified driver is listed in stable condition.

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