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Oil Tanker with 15,000 litres of oil overturned at National Highway


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

26th Feb, 2020. 09:31 am
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Oil Tanker

An oil tanker loaded with 15,000 litres of oil, overturned due to over-speeding at the National Highway in Gulshan-e-Hadeed area of Karachi, spilling the oil on the road.

According to the details, police, fire brigade and rescue teams reached the spot.

They blocked one track of the National Highway to avoid any untoward incident.

While, the other track remained open for the traffic.

A heavy machinery removed the oil tanker from the scene and the oilalso transferred into other tanker, said the traffic police.

The affected track will open for the traffic soon after clearing the oil that spilled on the road.

According to rescue sources, no casualty reported in the accident.

Earlier this month, an oil tanker carrying 60,000 litres of diesel had overturned at the National Highway near Ghala Mandi Road, Kandhkot.

Following the incident, the road track closed due to the spill of furnace oil at the site.

The cause of incident was said to dilapidated condition of the road.

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