Onion-laden truck overturns in Alappuzha; injured owner tests Covid positive
Ambalappuzha: The owner of an onion-laden truck that overturned on the national highway near SN Junction in Ambalappuzha tested positive for Covid-19. The owner of the vehicle was identified as Karnataka native Sunil (42).
The truck that was coming from Karnataka to Kayamkulam, met with the accident in the wee hours of Saturday.
Punnapra native Sameer Palamood, who rescued Sunil was quarantined. Sameer, a coffee shop owner, found the overturned truck while on his way to Ambalappuzha on bike.
The truck skidded off in the heavy rains and overturned. Sunil was admitted to Alappuzha medical college hospital. He tested positive for Covid in the antigen test conducted.
Meanwhile, lorry driver Subrahmanyam and cleaner Sumesh, both Karnataka natives tested negative for Covid-19.