Truck drivers 'lucky to be alive' after horror crash

Two truck drivers are "lucky to be alive" following a fiery crash in the Pilbara on Monday night.

North West Coastal Highway was closed in both directions for nearly a full day after a truck carrying LNG gas collided with another truck at around 8.30pm.

The aftermath of the crash. Photo: Hannah Barry

While both drivers walked away with minor injuries, Pilbara Police posted a photo of the wreckage to social media and said the pair were "lucky to be alive".

Following the crash itself, WA Police said the situation became more dangerous when it was discovered the LNG tanker had ruptured in the collision and had begun leaking gas.

A large bushfire burning nearby made the situation more dangerous, and Main Roads WA was forced to c....

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