A truck fell on cars and exploded on a British highway in Durham County, under unclear circumstances.
Authorities fear many people have died in the crash and a major rescue and recovery operation has just been completed. “Unfortunately, we have fatal injuries,” county police said.
Pictures and videos from the scene showed a truck colliding with several cars before falling on the main island and catching fire, prompting police to call for video footage from traffic cameras to end up in the area. accident which took place on Thursday afternoon.
The wreckage was scattered for several hundred meters on the road behind the truck. A white Range Rover was badly damaged, while other cars were damaged. Emergency services remained on the scene in the early hours of Friday morning.