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Providential escape! Gas tanker turns turtle

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  22 Aug 2016 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

DIMORIA, August 21: A providential escape! The residents of 11 Mile at Jorabat had a close shave from a likely gas tragedy when a 14-wheel gas tanker (NL01L0747) carrying gas turned turtle on the tiol Highway 37 there today. Fortutely, there was no leakage of the gas.

The driver of the tanker sustained injury. He has been sent to the GMCH. Soon after the incident, traffic police personnel and fire fighters rushed to the spot. With the arrival of IOC officials, the gas was loaded to another tanker.

In another accident, a cement-laden truck (AS01Z0071) lost control and overturned at Baligate on the tiol Highway 37 at Sopur. The accident led to a traffic jam for some time on the tiol Highway.

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