Explosion temporarily closes interstate in Florida

| Thursday, November 16, 2006

Interstate 75 near Tampa, FL, was shut down for more than four hours Wednesday night after a tanker truck full of fuel exploded.

The Associated Press reports the chain-reaction wreck started with a pickup truck rear-ending a car and the car hitting the side of the passing tanker.

The truck driver got out before the explosion, but the driver of the car was killed, The AP reported.