THANE: A acid loaded container truck topples on the bustling Ghodbunder street here on Wednesday morning and the releasing corrosive's exhaust spread in the region, inciting powers to empty a school in the region.
The speeding truck conveying a few drums of hydrochloric corrosive toppled close to the Gaimukh octroi post at around 8 AM,Thane Municipal Corporation's Regional Disaster Management Cell boss Santosh Kadam said.
Therefore, the corrosive from the drums began spilling.
Since the corrosive exhaust immersed the whole zone, a school and octroi present close on the accident spot were shut and kids and staff sent home, he said.
The truck driver managed wounds in the incident and was raced to clinic.
The fire fighters and calamity administration cell staff raced to the site, Kadam said, including work was to expel the truck from the street.
In the interim, another holder truck additionally upset in similar territory. Notwithstanding, its driver and cleaner fled from the spot.