48 km oil spill on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

Feb 21, 2016, 03:09 IST | Chaitraly Deshmukh

A oil tanker toppled on Mumbai Pune Expressway, causing a massive jam 

A Major accident occurred on the Mumbai-Pune expressway on Saturday morning when an oil tanker turned turtle around Khandala. Due to the oil spill, two lanes had to be closed, leading to a massive jam. Traffic was finally diverted to the old Mumbai- Pune highway.

The incident occurred at 8.30 am when a tanker carrying oil hit a divider. An official from the Expressway control room said, "The impact of accident was huge. Oil spread across 48 kilometers.

We are in the process of clearing it.”

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