Malappuram: Two container lorries collided and were gutted in fire on Kozhikode-Palakkad National Highway in Tirurkkad here on Saturday midnight. The accident took place around 12.30 am on Sunday.
It is reported that container lorry of online shopping website Flipkart and an empty container lorry that used to carry vehicles met with the accident. Flipkart’s container lorry caught fire after another lorry collided with its fuel tank.
Workers in both vehicles had a narrow escape with minor injuries. But parcels in Flipkart’s lorry were completely gutted in fire.
Fire Force from Perinthalmanna and the public rushed to the spot and doused the fire.
Public complained that accidents are common on this spot due to lapses in road construction.