Oil tanker cleaner dies in freak mishap
Krishna district, Oct 12 (INN): The cleaner of a oil tanker was burnt to death while the driver received severe injuries in a freak mishap which occurred late on Monday night at Kondapally, Vijayawada in Krishna district. According to police, victim G Srinivas Rao (36) was giving directions to the driver of an oil tanker which was reversing when the mishap occurred late on Monday night. The tanker hit an electricity pole, snapping the cables. The high-tension cables fell on the oil tanker, which ignited the oil.
The blaze engulfed Srinivas Rao, a resident of Abapuram in Krishna district. The blaze also left the lorry driver badly burnt. Police reached the spot on getting information and shifted the victims to the nearest hospital for treatment and autopsy. A case has been registered and took up further investigations.
News Posted: 12 October, 2010