PHOTO: Flipped-over 30-ton fuel truck claimed driver's life in Semei 21 сентября 2011, 13:33
At the accident site. Photo courtesy of press-service of Semei Emergency Situations Department©
Fuel truck flipped over on Semei-Borodulikha road. The driver is reported killed in the accident, Tengrinews.kz reports citing press-service of Emergency Situations Department of East-Kazakhstan oblast.
According to the Department, the accident occurred on September 20 around 3:00 p.m. The accident caused fuel truck to flip over spilling the fuel from the tank. “Fire-fighters are currently covering the spill to prevent the fuel from catching fire,” the press-service explained. The reasons of the accident are being investigated.
The press-service also noted that the vehicles was carrying 30 tons of petrol. “Visual investigation estimated that half of the cistern is spilled. The spill area is around 30 square meters,” the Department said.