Explosion at a Haralson Co truck stop injures 1 person
By MYFOXATLANTA STAFF
TALLAPOOSA, Ga. -
Authorities say one person was injured after an explosion rocked a Haralson County truck stop on Wednesday. Authorities said the explosion has been ruled accidental.
The explosion occurred at the Newborn Truck Stop on Highway 100 near Interstate 20 in Tallapoosa. According to Haralson County Fire Chief Bryan Walker, a propane delivery driver was filling a tank at a restaurant when a spark ignited an explosion.
The resulting fire damaged the Country Tyme Restaurant at the truck stop.
Walker says the driver of the truck was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries in a private vehicle.
The state's fire marshall office is assisting in the investigation.