FHP: Impaired driver causes truck explosion - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

FHP: Impaired driver causes truck explosion

BOCA RATON, FL (WFLX) - Three people are lucky to be alive after a pickup truck exploded on the northbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike near Glades Road in suburban Boca Raton Friday morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an impaired driver swerved into the truck before it burst into flames.

The driver was arrested for driving under the influence.

A spokesman with FHP says the three people in the truck that exploded all escaped without injuries.

A passenger in a delivery truck recorded the explosion on video and says he began rolling his camera on the swerving car because the "driver was all over the road".

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