Spectacular moment when a truckload of fireworks for New Years explodes after crash in Kazakhstan

2022 is coming early! Spectacular moment when a truck loaded with fireworks explodes after crash in Kazakhstan

  • The DAF truck drove north on the highway from Nur-Sultan . on Saturday
  • It carried a whopping 324 square feet of fireworks destined for New Year’s Eve
  • The truck had an accident and the trailer overturned causing a small fire
  • The fire quickly spread and lit the fireworks, creating an incredible display
  • No one was injured, but emergency services needed half an hour to clear the road


This is the spectacular moment when a huge truckload of fireworks intended for New Year’s Eve parties exploded on a highway in Kazakhstan on Saturday night.

The DAF truck was traveling on the highway from the Kazakh capital Nur-Sultan to the northern city of Shchuchinsk, about 240 miles away, when the vehicle overturned and caught fire.

The trailer, which, according to a spokesman for the Ministry of Emergency Situations, had a whopping 100 square meters of fireworks on board, burst into flames, setting off an impromptu and truly astonishing fireworks display.

The driver escaped unharmed thanks to the protection of the driver’s cab, which shielded him from the crash, the explosions from the fireworks and the fire that eventually burned through the entire trailer.

The DAF truck was traveling on the highway from the Kazakh capital Nur-Sultan to the northern city of Shchuchinsk, about 240 miles away, when the vehicle overturned and caught fire (photos of flames burning through the trailer)

The trailer, which, according to a spokesman for the Ministry of Emergency Situations, had a whopping 100 square meters of fireworks on board, burst into flames, setting off an impromptu and truly astonishing fireworks display.

The trailer, which, according to a spokesman for the Ministry of Emergency Situations, had a whopping 100 square meters of fireworks on board, burst into flames, setting off an impromptu and truly astonishing fireworks display.

The fire was significant, but road users were much more interested in the fireworks

The fire was significant, but road users were much more interested in the fireworks

Kazakh police said there were no casualties as the tens of thousands of pounds of fireworks lit up the night sky.

It is not yet known what caused the first accident that led to the accident.

The truck was blocking the highway when the fire ignited the pyrotechnic screen, blocking traffic and forcing bystanders to stop and enjoy the show.

Road users screeched to a halt and jumped out of their cars to film the screening, which continued for several minutes as the fire continued to burn in the trailer.

Those who witnessed the incident took to social media to post their videos and comment on the incredible and unplanned viewing.

One witness said: “Amazing unplanned fireworks,” while another called it “the most spectacular traffic accident of the year.”

Svetlana Gosman wrote: ‘New Year came early.’

It is not yet known what caused the initial accident that resulted in the crash, but the trailer overturned and caught fire, causing the display

It is not yet known what caused the initial accident that resulted in the crash, but the trailer overturned and caught fire, causing the display

The spokesman for the Ministry of Emergency Situations told media that firefighters had the fire under control by 10:05 p.m., but it took another half hour for the truck to be moved and the highway cleared of debris.

The spokesman for the Ministry of Emergency Situations told media that firefighters had the fire under control by 10:05 p.m., but it took another half hour for the truck to be moved and the highway cleared of debris.

Police said the trailer was completely destroyed by the fire and the driver of the truck had nothing left but a driver’s cab and a burned-out grenade.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Emergencies said: ‘There was a fire in the trailer of a DAF truck loaded with pyrotechnic products covering an area of ​​30 square meters (324 square feet).

‘The cabin was not damaged by the fire, but the trailer was completely burnt out. There were no casualties.’

The spokesman for the Ministry of Emergency Situations told the media that firefighters had the fire under control by 10:05 p.m. but it took another half an hour before the truck could be moved and the highway cleared of debris.

Traffic was restored by 10:40 p.m., a spokesman said.

The fireworks were intended for New Year’s Eve shows in 2022 in Kazakhstan.

The fire brigade had the fire under control at 10:05 pm and after half an hour of clearing debris from the road, traffic was able to be restored at 10:40 pm.

The fire brigade had the fire under control at 10:05 pm and after half an hour of clearing debris from the road, traffic was able to be restored at 10:40 pm.

Children and parents scream in fear when fireworks go all wrong during the festive performance of the crèche

This is the terrifying moment children and parents are left in a panic after a celebratory performance with fireworks went horribly wrong.

The show involved children under the age of seven and was held in a nursery in Kazakhstan.

Local media believe the staff had intended to safely use indoor fireworks but mistakenly used outdoor fireworks – leading to the terror scenes.

Parents watched a performance by children dressed in Santa Claus costumes – who in the former Soviet Union traditionally deliver presents on New Year’s Day, not Christmas.

The children jumped up and down excitedly as they watched the fireworks.

However, the boxes suddenly exploded, sending out bright flashes and smoke, creating fear and chaos.

Preschoolers dressed in Santa Claus costumes took part in a celebratory performance where they thought the fireworks were indoors

Preschoolers dressed in Santa Claus costumes took part in a celebratory performance where they thought the fireworks were indoors

However, it soon became clear that these were in fact outdoor fireworks, which caused fear and panic during the performance

However, it soon became clear that these were in fact outdoor fireworks, which caused fear and panic during the performance

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