Locals loot oil after tanker overturns on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway

A tanker carrying edible oil overturned on the busy Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway here in Maharashtra, disrupting traffic movement on the road for about three hours, police said on Sunday. After the accident took place on Saturday, a number of locals rushed to the spot and looted the oil overflowing from the tanker, they said. The driver of the tanker, carrying 12,000 litres of edible oil for processing from Surat in Gujarat to neighbouring Mumbai, lost control over the wheels near Tawa village. As a result, the vehicle overturned and the oil leaked from it.

Locals loot oil after tanker overturns on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway
A tanker carrying edible oil overturned on the busy Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway here in Maharashtra, disrupting traffic movement on the road for about three hours, police said on Sunday. After the accident took place on Saturday, a number of locals rushed to the spot and looted the oil overflowing from the tanker, they said. The driver of the tanker, carrying 12,000 litres of edible oil for processing from Surat in Gujarat to neighbouring Mumbai, lost control over the wheels near Tawa village. As a result, the vehicle overturned and the oil leaked from it.