Truck carrying Scotch whisky overturns and catches fire

Driver escapes serious injury

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) - No one was seriously hurt when a tanker truck carrying 6,000 gallons of Scotch whisky overturned and caught fire in New Jersey.

Fire Chief Dan Gregan tells The Home News Tribune of East Brunswick ( ) the truck was making a turn when it clipped a telephone pole in Woodbridge, hit a parked car and ignited on Tuesday.

The chief wasn't sure whether the truck's fuel or the Scotch ignited.

The driver, who works for a hauling company in Newark, was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

Information from: Home News Tribune (East Brunswick, N.J.)

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