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Tyraina Paulino November 9, 2011 6-U.S. History Article Title: 9 family members hospitalized in Turnpike tanker explosion Citation: (2011 November, 8) 9 family members hospitalized in Turnpike tanker explosion. Eyewitness News . Retrieved from http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story? Summary: There was a truck collision in Harlem; a family of nine were affected by the clash. Three of the nine are in critical condition, but all needed medical attention. The tanker went up in flames and witnesses say that they could spot it from a mile away. This caused much traffic for the rest of the people nearby as well. A police officer stated that the cause was an overload of weight. Having more than 8,000
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Unformatted text preview: gallons of fuel was the danger factor in the accident. A 37-year old, 4-year old, and 22-year old remain in critical condition. There was a foam truck brought upon the scene by the Port Authority for damage control. Comments: This was a horrible tragedy and I hope the state can propose a law preventing any truck drivers from weight overload. I also believe that the explosion must’ve been pretty bad to have been seen from such a far distance. I hope that the family does get better. I can’t help but wonder if this has happened before, but no one has said anything to prevent another happening. Although there were people hurt, it is fortunate that more were not injured and they were survivors from the scene....
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