Tanker Truck Explosion Shuts Down the 91

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tanker truck Tanker Truck Explosion Shuts Down the 91

From ABC7, a tanker truck overturned and exploded on the 91 Freeway in Corona at about 10:30am this morning, shooting flames over 100 feet in the air. Authorities said the driver lost control and hit the center divider on the eastbound side near the Corona (71) Expressway.  Read on for the expected delay…

It is unknown whether anyone was injured.  The CHP shut down all lanes of the freeway, and traffic was being diverted into Corona, causing a major traffic jam.

Caltrans is expected to check the roadway once the fire is out.  It could take up to 6 HOURS to reopen.

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