BM Bureau, Oct 12:While the incomplete work on the Panjim- Belagavi NH4 A is posing serious problems to commuters from both the states as incidents of minor to major accidents are reported regularly, in a major accident a multi axle truck carrying tyres from Goa over turned on Sunday midnight. The traffic on the highway was affected till Monday morning due to the accident.
According to information from Londa police out post, the incident occurred on Pastoli bridge near Ramnagar. The truck was transporting tyres from Goa to Aurangabad via Belagavi. However, due to pitch midnight darkness and absence of signboards, the driver proceeded for some distance on the wrong road. But after reaching a dead end he tried to reverse the truck and after hitting the protection walls of the bride the truck over turned blocking the national highway.
Monday morning some more minor accidents were reported after motorists tried to squeeze their way out from the blocked highway. However, no casualties were reported and the case is registered at Londa police out post.