Tanker accident jams highway

June 28th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, June 28 (IANS) A tanker carrying LPG turned turtle near Pipli town in Haryana Tuesday, police said, causing a massive traffic jam on the perennially busy highway between Delhi and Ambala.

Fire tenders rushed to the spot to prevent any leakage of the liquefied petroleum gas.

The traffic on the highway was diverted, forcing motorists to slow down. This caused jams.

The tanker belonged to Hindustan Petroleum. The driver fled after the accident, a police officer said.

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