Fireworks explosion destroys Chinese highway

Associated Press
In this photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the accident site where an expressway bridge partially collapsed due to a truck explosion in Mianchi County, Sanmenxia, central China's Henan Province, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2013.  Fireworks for Lunar New Year celebrations exploded on a truck in central China, destroying part of an elevated highway Friday and sending vehicles plummeting 30 meters (about 100 feet) to the ground. State media had conflicting reports on casualties.  (AP Photo/Xinhua, Xiao Meng) NO SALES

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An elevated portion of highway in central China collapsed on Feb. 1 after a truck loaded with fireworks for Lunar New Year celebrations exploded sending vehicles plummeting about 100 feet to the ground.

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