CAUGHT ON TAPE: The Moment A Gas Leak Sparks An Explosion That Injured Four People

Viña del Mar, Chile — At least four people were injured and another 600 were evacuated when a gas truck exploded Tuesday at a gas station in the coastal Chilean city of Viña del Mar

The accident occurred just after 12:30 p.m. when the truck was unloading gas at the station.

According to fire officials, The truck had a gas leak that caused it to explode and ignite the fire.

Police immediately cordoned a perimeter three blocks from the station, while firefighters tried to control the blaze and keep it from spreading to neighboring homes, businesses and a nursery school.

Authorities ordered the immediate evacuation of all nearby buildings, which had some 600 people inside them.

The truck-driver and several others were all were taken to nearby hospitals.


Shocking video shows 18-wheeler running off I-30 overpass

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX — A crash forced the closure of a highway in Texas for hours this weekend.

Saturday, the driver of a 18-wheeler was killed when he flew off the Turnpike and onto I-30 below, with his truck bursting into flames.

The truck narrowly missed drivers.

The semi’s driver is identified as James Long of Clarksville, Tennessee..

An investigation continues to try to determine whether he was alive when he drove off the Turnpike.