Oil tanker spills over Mumbai-Pune Eway; Traffic jammed upto 5 kms

Pune: An oil tanker leaked near Amritanjan Bridge on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, due to leakage that spread over several kilometers on the road resulted in long traffic jam.

According to the information, due to a sudden leakage in Pune from an oil tanker going towards Mumbai, heavy crude oil spread out on the road. Due to which the carts started sliding on the road. Traffic police stopped the vehicles taking action immediately.

The oil has spread over 500 meters on the highway area. This leads to a 4 to 5-kilometer long traffic jam. Workers of the IRB team who supervised the highway, have reached the scene of the incident and the work of clearing the road is in progress.