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Security cameras show what led up to gas tanker crash and explosion in New York


Multiple videos were captured at the scene of a tanker crash that ignited a major building fire in New York early Wednesday.

The crash occurred 1 a.m. on February 16th in Long Island, New York, when a tanker driver hauling 9,200 gallons lost control and crashed into a a liquor store and a former La-Z-Boy furniture store, igniting a fireball that destroyed both buildings.

News 12 reports that the tanker driver was able to exit the vehicle and said that he’d been cut off by another vehicle prior to collapsing at the scene.

The tanker truck driver suffered minor injuries. Three firefighters were also hurt while responding to the fire.

Security video captured at the scene shows the crash as it happened.

Another video shows the crash from a different angle.


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