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Tanker carrying jet fuel explodes on I-465 South ramp

A tanker carrying about 4,000 gallons of jet fuel overturned Thursday afternoon on the ramp from I-465 South to I-70, causing an explosion and fire on the east side of Indianapolis. The driver of the tanker is now in critical condition.

Black smoke from the fire could be seen for several miles. The driver of the tanker was helped from the cab by two bystanders.

He is at Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition. 

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