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Kasargod : LPG tanker rolls into gorge ; driver, cleaner injured

Kasargod : LPG tanker rolls into gorge ; driver, cleaner injured

Mangalore Today News Network

Kasargod, July 20, 2016: The driver and cleaner of a gas tanker sustained minor injuries after the vehicle  fell into a deep gorge near Kumble Shiriya on NH 16  on July 19, Tuesday.


gas tanke

The mishap occurred  after the driver of the LPG tanker which was on way to Kochi  from Mangaluru lost control over his vehicle while trying  to overtake another vehicle. The mishap affected traffic on the Mangaluru-Kasargod stretch for some time. Cops who rushed to the spot diverted many vehicles on  the Bandyodu-Permude-Seetangoli and Kumble  route.

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Munaf Riyaz, Permude Wed, July-20-2016, 1:42
Tankers move very recklessly and the sped governors for these vehicles is must.
Arundathi Nair, Kerala Wed, July-20-2016, 1:26
Luckily thee was no leakage of LPG . The driver’s of the heavy vehicle have to be trained well as its not an easy task to drive these vehicle with out a proper training.
Henry D’Souza, Mangalore Wed, July-20-2016, 1:21
The tankers move at a uncontrollable speed and prone to risk.
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