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Drivers in lucky escape
Blown truck tyre leads to major smashup
Hundreds of motorists were caught in snarling traffic yesterday, after an accident along the northbound lane of the Uriah Butler Highway in Chaguanas. According to police reports, around 9.30 am Rajendra Maharaj was heading north along the highway in a transport truck carrying water, near the Munroe Road Flyover, when one of his tires blew out.
The truck crossed the median and struck a Toyota Hilux, driven by Nazir Mohammed, and two other vehicles before the truck overturned. Maharaj escaped major injuries but firefighters took close to three hours to render assistance to him and then clear both the north and southbound lanes of the highway. Maharaj, Mohammed and a passenger in his vehicle were eventually taken to hospital for treatment.
Traffic was backed up all the way to Claxton Bay to the south and Aranjuez to the north as a result of the operation.
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