Maha: Truck carrying cylinders catches fire, driver killed
Palghar, Feb 1 (PTI) A truck transporting gas
cylinders caught fire Thursday night on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai
highway in Maharashtra's Palghar district, killing its driver
instantly, police said.
The driver has been identified as Santosh Yadav (45),
a Manor police station official said Friday.
"The truck was carrying gas cylinders and was on its
way from Gujarat to Mumbai. It caught fire near Manor
overbridge in Nandgaon village Thursday night around 8pm.
Driver Santosh Yadav was charred to death," he said.
It took four hours to bring the blaze under control,
he added. PTI CORR