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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (NM)
Mangalore, Jul 12: A speeding tanker plying from Aurangabad (Maharashtra) to Kannur (Kerala) rolled over and fell into a gorge on national highway 66 at Adamu Kudru, near Netravati Bridge, Ullal near here on Thursday July 12.
The accident took place at around 2 am. Luckily, the driver escaped with minor injuries.
The 10-wheel tanker ‘Shri Taghavendra Transport’ (TN 30 AD 7185) transporting spirit, skidded when the driver lost control while making space for a lorry and fell off the muddy road into the gorge.
A loss of Rs 12,000 was reported in the accident.
A case has been registered in the Ullal police station. Fire brigade personnel rushed to the spot.