The fiery collision in the westbound lanes of Highway 134 near the junction with Highway 5 had both arteries clogged.
The drivers of both vehicles somehow managed to escape to safety.
Amazingly, no one else was injured in the crash.
Approximately 150 firefighters had the blaze out in about 90 minutes.
A truly amazing job by all involved.
The driver of the vehicle that hit the tanker has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Check out the fiery scene in the video below.
- Driver Arrested For DUI Following Collision With Gas Tanker In Glendale (losangeles.cbslocal.com)
- Tanker fire shuts down parts of 134 Freeway (mercurynews.com)