Man Injured in Explosion Accident on South Monroe in Amarillo, TX
Amarillo, TX -- November 14, 2022, one person was injured after an accident where a garage exploded along South Monroe Street.
Preliminary details said that the accident happened at around 10:30 p.m. at a residence off the corner of South Monroe Street and SW 31st Avenue.
According to officials, it appears that a man was working on a vehicle in a detached garage. While doing so, something exploded, causing the man to suffer burns. Right now, the exact cause of the explosion remains unclear. Investigations are ongoing.
Commentary on Explosion Accident on South Monroe in Amarillo
In a garage, there are a lot of things which, when handled improperly, can cause an explosion. That's probably the most likely explanation here. But folks should never ignore the possibility of something unusual like a defective product. Likely or not, folks deserve some benefit of the doubt until they can get the help they need. That's especially true if whatever caused the explosion is something that could be putting others at risk.