Overspeeding of fish lorries end up in mishaps on NH
Haripad (Alappuzha): Goods vehicles loaded with fish often meet with accidents on the national highway due to overspeeding. A pickup van carrying prawns skidded on road near Huda Trust hospital here on Saturday afternoon. The mishap happened after one of the tyres of the lorry suffered a puncture.
A similar accident took place near Karuvatta Kalapakavadi on Thursday. A lorry loaded with prawns met with accident here also. A huge tragedy was averted as the pickup vans did not ram into other vehicles in both cases.
Many pickup vans travel from Kollam to Ernakulam with prawns. Tyre bursts due to overspeeding. The vehicles overturned following this. The prawns were scattered all over the road. The locals started rescue mission first and later fire force, highway police and emergency rescue team arrived.