Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Venezuela petrol tanker blaze kills 13 in Caracas

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU
dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-30-11 05:41 AM
Original message
Venezuela petrol tanker blaze kills 13 in Caracas
Source: BBC

A petrol tanker has crashed in Venezuela, bursting into flames and engulfing seven cars and a bus in burning fuel.

At least 13 people were killed in the accident on a busy road in the capital Caracas, and another 16 were injured. police said. <snip>

The tanker is reported to have flipped over after the driver lost control, spilling petrol that then caught fire.

Caracas fire department coordinator William Martinez said the crash sent a river of burning fuel down the Pan-American Highway west of Caracas, engulfing other vehicles.

Read more:
Refresh | +3 Recommendations Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top

Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC