Video: Car explodes off Hwy. 288 near Beltway 8

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on June 7, 2013 at 6:33 PM

Updated Saturday, Dec 7 at 7:43 PM

HOUSTON – Traffic on Highway 288 just past Beltway 8 has slowed down Friday afternoon after a car caught fire and exploded on the side of the road.

The fire and the explosion were caught on video by Transtar cameras.

No injuries have been reported at this time. Firefighters were able to put out the flames, but two southbound lanes and two northbound lanes were closed for a few hours as traffic was being diverted from the scene.

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