A car struck a utility pole bursting into flames in a fiery crash on a busy stretch of the New York State Thruway.
It happened in Rockland County in Montebello in the area of Airmont Road at the I-87 overpass after the vehicle slammed into the pole sparking a fire, around 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 4, Ramapo Police said.
The Tallman fire department also responded to the scene
The area had to be closed for several hours overnight, but reopened around 6:30 a.m., Monday, April 5.
The crash also caused a large number of Montebello residents to lose power.
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