Semi-Truck Collides With Guard Rail On Bridge In Little Rock, Causes Diesel Fire

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — A semi-truck allegedly collided with a guard rail on a bridge over Interstate 440 in Little Rock.

According to the Little Rock Fire Captain Doug Coffman, the 18-wheeler collided with a guard rail causing the cab and the trailer to separate.

One of the fuel tanks fell onto Interstate 30 causing a fireball. Another tank proceeded to leak fuel onto the Interstate.

The cab of the semi-truck partially hung over the bridge.

Hazmat has been called to the scene to clean the spilled gas. The driver has been transported to a nearby hospital, her condition is unknown at this time.

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