Gas Station Accident, Explosion Caught on Tape

Cameras were rolling during the horrifying moments at a New England gas station.
3:00 | 01/07/14

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Now to that shocking moment caught on tape, video coming out of a horrifying split-second accident at a gas station in new england. You see the car there crashing into a pump. Exploding. Abc's linsey davis has the story. Reporter: It was an eveeveryday task turinto drama. The pump erupts in flames. The attendant goes flying 30 feet into traffic. I heard this big bang, you know, and then I looked at my tv camera and I see a ball of fire. Reporter: Moments later, the flames grow even bigger. Black smoke billowing the owner of the gas station in wall pole, massachusetts, feared the entire place would blow up. That's when his brother grabs a fire extinguisher. It took three canisters to put the flames out. The gentleman driving the car was 83 years old. He did tell me later he made a mistake, instead of stepping on the brake pedal, you know, he stepped on the gas pedal. Reporter: As for the gas station attendant he was rushed to the hospital, but miraculously is expected to be okay. For "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. Happened just like that. In a split second.

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