Truck fire, explosion shuts down Queensboro Bridge


| ctumola@queenscourier.com |

Screenshot via YouTube
Screenshot via YouTube

The Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge was closed for several hours Sunday evening after a truck caught fire and caused an explosion.

Around 7 p.m., the vehicle was attempting to cross the Queens-bound lower-level of the bridge when the truck’s engine caught fire, according to the FDNY.

As a result, several gas tanks inside the vehicle exploded.

There were no injuries reported.

Video via YouTube/MarcoOnTheBass

 

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