Richard Donald Eckard of Taneytown, Maryland was the truck operator whose rig contained more than 8,000 gallons of diesel fuel. Carl Frock, Jr. of Westminster drove the Buick. Maryland State Police are contnuing to investigate the cause of the crash, which closed Route 140.
This is the second area tanker truck crash in 48 hours in Maryland and exposes the potential hazards of large quantities of potentially flammable materials being involved in collisions. http://www.maryland-law.com/blog/prince-georges-county-tanker-truck-crash-causes-route-3-chaos-in-bowie.cfm