The car fire occurred on Interstate 91 northbound near the Whitney Avenue exit in Holyoke.
The right lane was completely shut down causing extensive traffic backup on the northbound through to the Pike.
Car Fire Lawsuit
When a vehicle fire takes place, a vehicle catches fire due to some defect with the car equipment. Any type of incident that results in a car fire may be grounds for a personal injury lawsuit against the car manufacturer. This is because the car manufacturer has a duty to provide and sell a safe motor vehicle.
A car fire can occur because the gasoline tank has been damaged in the accident. It can be as simple as a crack by a rock or the force of the impact. The tank can thereby explode when there is contact between parts of the vehicle that should not be in contact. A hole in the gasoline tank can allow for ignition of a fire.
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