Another deadly accident took place in Verna on Panaji-Margao highway near Cabral Petrol Pump involving a Trailor container and two cards leaving three occupants seriously injured. According to the sources, the accident took place resulting from a container that overturned on the slope after the driver lost his control over the vehicle before hitting two cars on the busy Verna highway. Read the complete report here.
The accidents are growing rapidly in the state due to rash and negligent driving by the heavy vehicle drivers. In one such accident, a Trailor container overturned before hitting two cars, Maruti Celerio and Brand new Honda car.
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According to the information provided by the Verna police, the mini trailor container bearing the registration number MH-46-AE-5516 was proceeding towards Margao from Verna but when the trailor reached on the slope the driver apparently lost the control over the vehicles and turned turtle on the right side hitting two cars Maruti Celerio and brand new Honda City.
Three people from the two cars including the driver sustained serious injuries and were shifted to the nearby hospital, said the sources. The traffic on Verna highway was paralyzed for more than three hours due to the mini trailor which turned turtle blocking the entire road, said the sources.
Verna police rushed to the spot and helped in clearing the traffic. The driver of the mini trailor is said to have escaped from the scene abandoning the vehicle. Verna police are in search of culprit said the sources.