I-95 Tanker Explosion Video to Play ‘Key Role’ in Investigation of 67-Vehicle Crash

The harrowing video of a fuel-laden tanker truck rolling off a raised highway bridge on Interstate 95 in Baltimore and exploding into a fireball on the railroad tracks below will be crucial evidence, authorities say, as they work to piece together how a deadly 67-vehicle crash unfolded Saturday morning on Interstate 95.

Lt. Kevin Ayd, spokesman for the Maryland Transportation Authority Police, said he first saw the cellphone video — shot from the opposite side of the highway by motorist Marvellous Amasiatu — the same way most people did: on social media, where it quickly went viral.


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