Comments for: Forty bullets accidentally go off during six-car pileup on I-95, state police say

Posted Aug. 07, 2014, at 1:32 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 07, 2014, at 10:39 p.m.

AUGUSTA | The northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Augusta were shut down Thursday after bullets inside a car that caught fire during a six-vehicle pileup went off. Maine State Police said 40 bullets exploded during a 10-minute period. Though no one involved was shot, three people …

CORRECTION:

An earlier version of the story reported that the bullets were fired from the handguns. The bullets were not fired from the handguns but went off after the car caught fire.

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