Hazaribagh | Jharkhand Gas Tanker Accident: 3 people died in a horrific gas tanker accident in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand. In this incident, the gas tanker exploded with a bang and the tanker became a ball of fire. This incident took place in Danua Valley of Chaparan police station area of the district. In this devastating incident, the driver and 2 drivers of other vehicles got badly burnt in the fire and they died. Another was seriously injured.
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The tanker fell 15 feet while breaking the guardrail of the highway.
Chaparan police, who are investigating the incident, said that on Saturday night, a gas tanker on National Highway No. 2 became unbalanced and fell down about 15 feet, breaking the railing, causing it to explode and catch fire. As a precaution, the police stopped the traffic within a radius of about 10 km and the vehicles were diverted from other routes. This gas tanker was going from Dhanbad to Bihar.
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The condition of the injured is also serious
Police said that the fire spread from the gas tanker was so severe that it engulfed many vehicles passing by. The driver of the gas tanker died on the spot, along with other drivers who came in the grip of the fire. Another person injured in the accident is undergoing treatment at the hospital and his condition remains critical.
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