Tanker explosion in Bellmore

An aerial view of an overturned tanker truck

An aerial view of an overturned tanker truck on Sunrise Highway in Bellmore hours after it crashed and exploded, spilling fuel and injuring two people, Nassau police said. (Dec. 18, 2013) (Credit: News 12)

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Sunrise Highway remains closed in Bellmore early Wednesday, hours after a tanker truck crashed and exploded -- lighting the night sky with a huge fireball that damaged homes and parked cars, injuring two people, Nassau County police and eyewitnesses said.

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