Mangaluru: A gas tanker on the way to Bengaluru from Mangaluru overturned near BA College at Thumbay near Bantwal here on Sunday February 14.
According to sources the gas tanker which was on the way from Mangaluru to Bengaluru, near the BA college, Thumbay the driver lost control while negotiating a curve overturned.
The diesel tank of the tanker started leaking and created panic among the locals. The police rushed to the spot and tried to plug the leak, with the help of the fire tenders.
Jayaprakash N (24) Salem Tamilnadu the tanker driver sustained serious injuries breathed his last in route.
The police blocked the road from either side and diverted the traffic for some time.