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Deadly fireworks truck explosion destroys bridge in China

Posted Feb 1st 2013 12:43PM


A truck carrying a deadly load of fireworks exploded and destroyed a major bridge in central China before plummeting 100-feet below, taking a number of other vehicles with it. The fatal disaster claimed at least 5 casualties so far, as the dangerous delivery was being made in anticipation of upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations.

According to reports, up to six vehicles fell from the overpass when the large bridge collapsed into the ravine below. The exact cause of the blast is still under investigation, as local authorities and rescue teams continue to tally up of total damage and number of injuries resulting from the shocking wreckage.

Click here to watch the explosive truck destruction for yourself.

Bridge Collapses Killing at Least 5

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