Dramatic moment a gas tanker explodes in northern China

NewsflarePublished: February 12, 2018
Published: February 12, 2018

A gas tanker rolled onto its side in northern China on Sunday and exploded, injuring eight people.

A dramatic dashcam video of the incident near Beijing, shows the liquefied petroleum gas - which leaked onto the road - ignite, completely engulfing a car.

Flames then shoot into the air and right along the side of the road, burning vegetation for at least 50 metres along the highway.

Emergency services came to the scene and quickly brought the fire under control.

The incident is being investigated, according to local media.

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