(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — A tanker truck collided with a utility truck in St. Petersburg, Florida, early Tuesday, causing a fuel leak and fire that sent flames shooting into the sky.
After fuel from the tanker truck leaked and ignited, thick black smoke billowed, followed by a ball of flames.
According to ABC affiliate WFTS-TV, the tanker was carrying about 10,000 gallons of fuel.
The tanker truck driver received second and third-degree burns, according to WFTS-TV, and was taken to Tampa General Hospital’s Burn Unit.
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