LAHORE – An oil tanker will get caught whereas passing by Waris Meer Underpass right here on Monday night, inflicting visitors mess at Canal Highway and adjoining roads, native media reported.
Rescue 1122, visitors and district administration reached the spot and began an operation to take away the tanker.
The incident came about when the oil tanker of a personal firm, carrying 50,000-litre petrol, obtained caught whereas making an attempt to make use of the underpass close to the Punjab College.
The tanker driver had ignored the signboard warning concerning the top restrict and tried to go by the underpass. However the automobile obtained caught. The driving force tried to reverse the tanker however failed to take action and it broken and oil began spilling on the street.
A visitors jam was witnessed on Canal Highway as visitors coming from Thokar Niaz Baig went out of the gear, leading to very lengthy traces of autos that prolonged for miles.
The town district authorities, visitors police and Rescue 1122 officers reached the spot. They managed to divert the visitors to alternate route by blocking an underpass close to Jinnah Hospital. Nonetheless, earlier than they made the transfer, tons of of autos had been already caught on Canal Highway. The blockade of the town’s important artery led to huge visitors jams on connecting roads. The commuters on Canal Highway remained caught for greater than 4 hours.