A man has been injured after a camping gas canister exploded inside a van in Redland in Bristol.
It happened near the top of Cranbrook Road at 7.30am this morning, 28 April and ripped the vehicle apart.
People living near by said the explosion rocked their homes and they could feel the strength of the blast.
- See the damage caused to the van by the explosion
The victim was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to hospital. The first his father knew of the explosion was when he saw it on the news and recognised the registration plate of his son's vehicle
The victim's father has told ITV News West Country that his son had picked up a camping gas canister from a friend last night. He was due to take his son on a rugby tour to Woolacombe in Devon tomorrow.