Driver killed in fire in Mumbai's Wadala as tanker filled with methanol bursts into flames after crash

Mumbai: A massive fire broke out in Mumbai's Wadala area after an oil tanker burst into flames after crashing underneath the city's overhead monorail line, resulting in the death of the tanker driver, while the driver of the other vehicle suffered serious injuries.

A massive fire broke out in Mumbai's Wadala area . ANI

A massive fire broke out in Mumbai's Wadala area . ANI

The incident took place last night around 10.47 pm at the Bhakti Park area. After receiving information, the police immediately cordoned off the area and fire trucks rushed to the spot to douse the flame.

"The tanker was filled with methanol and when we reached the spot it had toppled and was on fire. The driver of the tanker was charred to death. The situation is under control now," fire service officer AH Sawant told reporters in Mumbai.

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Updated Date: Nov 27, 2018 09:09:04 IST

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