Speeding oil tanker turns turtle near Jinnah Bridge

Traffic police removed the tanker with help of firefighters and crane


Our Correspondent September 26, 2021
People collect oil spilled from a tanker which overturned on a road near the Jinnah Bridge in the Keamari area on Saturday. Photo: Express

KARACHI:

A speeding oil tanker turned turtle after its driver lost control over the steering on the road between Jinnah Bridge and ICI Chowk on Saturday, spilling the oil on the road.

A spokesperson for the traffic police said, the road had become slippery because of oil as a result many motorcyclists slipped causing injuries to them and damage to their bikes. 

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A large number of people, including women, were seen collecting the spilled oil in plastic cans and other utensils. Later with the help of a crane and firefighters, the traffic police removed the oil tanker.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 26th, 2021.

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