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Transportation Board Holds Hearings Over Semi Explosion

Last updated on Thursday, August 5, 2010

(WASHINGTON, D-C) - The National Transportation Safety Board held hearings in Washington D.C.

Tuesday and Wednesday on the crash and explosion of a cargo tank semi-trailer on the far northeast side of Indianapolis last October 22nd.

It happened when the truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas struck a guardrail.

Representatives from the Indiana Department of Transportation participated in the hearings.

INDOT Spokesman Will Wingfield says the crash serves as an example of a larger national discussion about tankers and rollover crashes involving tankers.

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