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Updated on: Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 02:45 PM IST

Thane: Chemical tanker overturned on Ghodbunder Road, no casualty reported - See pics

ANI | Visuals from Thane

ANI | Visuals from Thane

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Thane: A Chemical tanker loaded with Methanol overturned on Ghodbunder road on Tuesday early morning creating traffic on the route. The traffic police along with the fire brigade and disaster management cell removed the tanker to one side clearing the traffic on the Ghodbunder road.

According to the disaster management cell of Thane the Tata chemical Tanker MH 04 GF 4225 is owned by Fida Husain Ibrahim. "The Tanker was driven by Anil Verma, who was drunk. The tanker which was going to Gujarat was loaded with 16 tonnes of methanol chemical. "It was at around 4:30 am the tanker toppled on Ghodbunder road lane, next to Gaikmukh Chowpatty, Gaimukh, Ghodbunder road. The Kasarvadavli police along with traffic police, fire brigade and disaster management cell reached the spot. Along, with 1 fire engine and 2 Hydra and started the rescue operation. No one was injured in the incident and the rescue operation was successfully completed and the tata tanker was removed to one side of the road," said Santosh Kadam, head of disaster management cell of TMC.

Balasaheb Patil, deputy commissioner of police, Thane Traffic said, "The rescue operation was completed at around 7:30 pm. The tanker owner himself arranged a hydra and helpers to move aside the tankers. As it was a chemical tanker, handling it with proper care was our priority. People who know about its handling are better people to move it aside. The traffic movement started after the tanker was kept aside clearing the road," added Patil.

Thane: Chemical tanker overturned on Ghodbunder Road, no casualty reported | Faisal Tandel

Thane: Chemical tanker overturned on Ghodbunder Road, no casualty reported | Faisal Tandel

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Thane: Chemical tanker overturned on Ghodbunder Road, no casualty reported | Faisal Tandel

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Published on: Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 02:45 PM IST
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