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Traffic chaos in Melbourne as a truck EXPLODES into flames on one of the city’s busiest freeways 

Traffic chaos in Melbourne as a truck EXPLODES into flames on one of the city’s busiest freeways

A truck has exploded into flames on a busy freeway, sparking traffic chaos as firefighters work to control the raging blaze.

The B-Double caught fire outbound on Melbourne’s Eastern Freeway in Box Hill, near the Elgar Rd exit ramp.

The freeway has been closed in both directions, with drivers urged to use Doncaster Rd or Whitehorse Rd.

A truck explosion on Melbourne’s Eastern Freeway has brought traffic to a standstill as firefighters work to control the blaze

The blaze completely gutted the truck, disintegrating the semi trailer into a pile of ash

The blaze completely gutted the truck, disintegrating the semi trailer into a pile of ash 

More to come. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk