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Gas laden tank overturns near Nelyadi ; no leakage

Gas laden tank overturns near Nelyadi ; no leakage

Mangalore Today News Network

Nelyadi, May 26, 2017  : A gas laden tanker proceeding from Mangaluru, overturned after colliding head-on with a tipper   at Enjira- Lavatadka on the National Highway here on May 25, Thursday. Luckily there was no gas leakage. Three persons including the driver of the tipper sustained injuries and have been admitted to a hospital in Mangaluru.

Gas laden

The tipper was returning from Gundya after some road patch works. It is said  the driver of the approaching tanker lost control over his vehicle resulting in the mishap. The Quick Response Vehicle as well as the Dharmasthala Police rushed to the spot  and  took necessary steps to clear the road for traffic.

The injured have been identified as driver Mustaq (30), Sarfaroz(26) and Siddique (35). As there have been frequent mishaps while negotiating a curve at Lavatadka, locals have demanded erecting of a speed breaker here.

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Shruthi Sanil, Kodibail Fri, May-26-2017, 1:25
Tipper drivers are most careless person driving vehicles , luckily there was no major injuries reported. At learn from these incidents
Arjith Shenoy, Ullal Fri, May-26-2017, 12:53
There was no leakage of LPG orelse the mishap would be major one . The government should take measures to construct pipelines for the transport of liquid petroleum at the earliest
Vikas Shetty, Udupi Fri, May-26-2017, 12:50
Are the tanker drivers trained well on just appointed for less remuneration?
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