Dumper caught fire due to high tension line in Roorkee, driver burnt to death
Roorkee: A dumper caught fire after coming in contact with a high tension line near Madhavpur village in Roorkee. The dumper driver died on the spot due to electrocution.
At the same time, the cleaner got scorched and the fire brigade team went to the spot and somehow controlled the fire. During this, there was chaos on the spot.
Dumper brought soil at two o’clock in the night
On the way to Iqbalpur near Madhopur village of Gangnahar Kotwali area, a dumper brought soil at around 2 pm on Thursday night. As soon as the dumper driver tried to bring down the soil by lifting the hydraulics, the dumper came under the grip of the high tension line going from above.
Dumper caught fire, driver died
This caused current in the entire dumper and caught fire. The driver died on the spot in the accident. While the cleaner was badly burnt. On receiving the information, Ganganahar Kotwali police reached the spot. The fire brigade team was also called.
Fire brigade got control over the fire
The fire brigade team overcame the fire. Ganganahar Kotwali in-charge inspector Aishwarya Pal said that Lalwala, a resident of Gayyyur, who was a dumper driver, was killed in the accident, while cleaner Talib Manubas was injured.
Truck hit the car, people narrowly escaped
The truck hit the car on the Mangalore-Bhagwanpur highway. The occupants of the car narrowly escaped the accident. The car got damaged. Police has detained the truck driver. On Thursday, a family resident of Dehradun left for Jaipur by car. The truck came in front of a cut on the highway while going from Salier Bypass to Mangalore Road. Due to which the car and truck collided.
The balloon of the car opened in the accident. Due to which the car driver and the woman sitting on the front seat narrowly survived. Seeing the accident, the people around reached the spot. Police was informed. On receiving the information, the police reached the spot and took the truck driver into custody. The front part of the car was damaged.