18 wheeler catches fire after accident

Monday, July 4, 2011 - 5:22pm

ZACHARY, La (FOX44) - An 18 wheeler caught fire after an early morning accident shutting down a road in Zachary on July 4th.
State police say the driver was going too fast when he went into a curve on Highway 64.
He lost control and wrecked the tanker, which was carrying crude oil.
The oil did not catch fire, but the diesel fueling the vehicle did.
The driver was not hurt, but traffic has diverted for several hours.


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