Saturday, June 10, 2023

Trailer falls into Subernarekhariver, major mishap averted


Jamshedpur : A trailer fell into Subernarekha river near KapaliBustee under Sonaripolice station area early this morning after it lost control and hit an electricity pole.

The trailer was coming from the Adityapur toll bridge and was moving towards Mango. The trailer driver, Pappu Pal, received minor injuries. The local residents who were taking bath in the river rushed to the submerged trailer and rescued him.

As the news spread patrolling party arrived at the scene and took the driver to the MGM Medical College Hospital emergency where he was given first-aid.

“I am really shocked how the mishap took place. Actually the brake of the trailer had failed and as soon as I realised about it, I lost sensed rammed into the railing,” said Pal.

OC, Sonaripolice station, Anuj Kumar said that the trailer had hit the metal railing on the marine drive after its brake failed. He said that the investigation into the mishap is on.

” We are investigating the mishap. A major accident was averted. We have taken the trailer driver in custody. We are questioning him. We have already carried out alcohol test of the driver and test came negative. The mishap took place due to brake failure,” said the officer-in-charge.

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