Mangalore, April 21: In a late night incident, a gas tanker toppled down in an attempt to escape a collision with a car at Bajjoli near Pumpwell, Mangalore on Tuesday, April 20.
The driver of the tanker which was on its way to B C Road, lost control as he tried to avert a collision with a car coming in from the opposite direction. Minor damage paving way to gas leakage was also reported.
Fire services rushed to the spot and transferred the gas to another tanker after blocking the leakage. No injuries were reported. The Highway between Pumpwell to Nanthoor has been blocked by authorities for the time being.