Yet another oil tanker overturns near Nooriabad; driver injured

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HYDERABAD, July 8 (TNS): Yet another oil tanker travelling from Karachi to Moro went off the M9 motorway road here and flipped over in the nearby rough terrain late Friday night.

The driver, who was severely injured and consequently taken to the hospital , allegedly in a drowsy state caused the tanker to veer off from the Karachi-Hyderabad route and crash, rescue sources revealed.

Reportedly the tanker was carry 40,000 litres of oil and most of which was lost.

Officials called a bulldozer to cover spilt oil with sand in order to prevent any unfortunate incidents.

“We have removed the caps from the oil tanker’s taps in order to prevent any gas forming inside,” an official mentioned.