Skip to comments.Escape from fiery Oklahoma crash called "miraculous"
Posted on 03/25/2011 12:06:42 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) A tanker truck loaded with 8,000 gallons of fuel exploded on Friday morning in Oklahoma City when it collided with a car driven by a teenage girl on her way to school, fire officials said.
Neither the truck driver nor the teenager were seriously injured, to the surprise of firefighters and police.
"Her car was on fire as she was getting out," said Oklahoma City Fire Battalion Chief Brian Stanaland. "Pretty miraculous."
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Fire Battalion Chief Brian Stanaland said there were 6500 gallons of diesel fuel and another 1500 gallons of regular unleaded gasoline on the tanker truck.
I hope she was able to get her text message off to her GF’s, before she had to get out of the car.