Rajendrakrushna Kapse
05 Dec, 10:32 PM
Diesel tank explodes, truck ignites
The truck caught fire when a diesel tank exploded at Warje Malwadi on the highway. Fortunately, no casualties were reported. The incident happened around 5 pm on Saturday. The incident disrupted local traffic on the highway and under the bridge for more than an hour.
The truck was traveling from Panvel to Kolhapur carrying pizza burgers of a company. While climbing the flyover in front of Mai Mangeshkar Hospital, the truck driver noticed that the brakes were not applied. The driver then pulled the vehicle to one side of the flyover and inspected it, smelling diesel and seeing smoke and fire from the engine. In a few moments, the fire engulfed a large area.
Tags: warjemalwadi, highway_fire, PMC, firework, ,News
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