WATCH: Fuel tanker crashes, explodes on northbound I-75 near Troy


TROY, Mich. (WLNS) – A fuel tanker truck crashed and exploded on I-75 near Big Beaver Rd in Troy, the Troy Police said in a Facebook post.

The event happened at 1:15 p.m on Monday and no injuries were reported, as the truck driver, a 46-year-old man was able to crawl away to safety. He was taken to Detroit Medical Center with minor injuries.

14,000 gallons of fuel were on board the tanker at the time of the explosion.

Crews battled the fire for several hours and the road remains closed.

Click here to see the explosive video.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Michigan Headlines

More Michigan

StormTracker 6 Radar