Driver killed after tanker truck strikes a tree

A tanker crashed into a tree and exploded last Saturday along Northbound US-15 in Frederick, Maryland. The driver was declared dead in the incident. The root cause of the fire is still not known to the officials. However, it happened near the Rosemont Avenue intersection, per the authorities reporting the incident. The Frederick County Fire Chief Tom Coe has declared that the residents of the home on apple Avenue, post the flames from the wreckage causing such extensive damage to the house, were displaced.

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Coe stated: 2 homes and three cars caught fire.

Two homes and three cars on that very same street where the incident occurred were reported to have caught fire. Coe, however, has said that there was minor damage, and the fire crews successfully contained the fire in approximately 40 minutes. Post the incident reporting; the road crews resumed the roads some 10 hours later! The investigation for the same is still ongoing!

No injuries or deaths apart from the vehicle driver’s fatality reported

The CLI transport happened to own the gas tanker. It was filled with heavy smoke in the area post the crash. As per the authorities, the truck was carrying a flammable liquid. However, Coe reports that it was due to an ordinary liquid such as diesel fuel or gasoline. Gov Wes Moore stated, “My heart goes out to those affected by this tragedy in Frederick.” He added, “We are continuing to monitor the situation closely.” Besides, the Maryland State Police confirmed that no injuries or death were reported apart from the vehicle driver’s death in the following incident. Any result said will be immediately put to the public subsequently!

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