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LPG tanker overturns at Uppinangady; no gas leakage; driver hurt

LPG tanker overturns at Uppinangady; no gas leakage; driver hurt

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Puttur, Aug 1, 2016 : A bullet LPG tanker which was heading towards Bengaluru from Mangaluru overturned  on the National Highway No. 75 at Banottu in Uppinangady on August 1, Monday causing some anxious moments. Luckily, there was no gas leakage. The driver of the tanker  Lokanath (39) who hails from Tamil Nadu received minor injuries.

LPG tanker overturns  at Uppinangady

The Fire and Emergency service personnel are at the spot and the NH has been blocked owing to the mishap.  All vehicles plying on the route have been diverted via Puttur.

Uppinangady Police are at the spot.

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Mohan Pai, Bangalore Mon, August-1-2016, 7:41
On manufacture itself speed governor for heavy vehicles is must to avoid such accidents in future.
Zian sahil, puttur Mon, August-1-2016, 7:39
Luckily they was no leakage of gas. It reminds of the past Perne in cident
Carol pinto, Mangaluru Mon, August-1-2016, 7:14
So many tanker accidents. Its mainly because of negligence and overs speed .
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