Tanker truck flips, explodes in New York

The charred wreckage of a gasoline hauling tractor-trailer burns out of control on the Long Island Expressway near Melville, N.Y., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010. Police say that the driver was killed and another person injured when the 18-wheeler clipped a car while trying to change lanes. (AP Photo/Michael Descalso)

January 23, 2010 4:54:12 PM PST
The westbound lanes of New York's Long Island Expressway have reopened after a fuel truck flipped and exploded, killing the driver and creating a fireball seen for miles.