Tanker Truck Bursts Into Flames on Long Island Expressway

Eyewitnesses reported hearing explosions as a tanker truck carrying propane burst into flames on the Long Island Expressway in Rego Park, Queens, in the early hours of December 22.

This footage, posted to Twitter by Antonella Inserra, shows the flames from a nearby apartment.

The fire shut down westbound lanes of the expressway at Woodhaven Boulevard. Local reports said the driver had minor injuries. Credit: Antonella Inserra via Storyful