NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An accident involving a well-known food truck made a mess of the evening commute on the West Side Highway Monday.
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The Frites ‘N’ Meats truck collided with another vehicle on the highway late Monday afternoon. The truck burst into flames, causing one of the propane tanks in the vehicle to explode, CBS 2’s Joe Biermann reported from Chopper 2-HD.
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The collision forced authorities to briefly shut down a stretch of the highway and hampered drivers from getting to the Brooklyn-Battery and Holland tunnels.
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The truck’s Twitter account states that the two men injured were “burned” and “bruised up,” but would be “ok.”