4 bikes skid due to broken eggs on road
At least four two-wheelers skidded off the road which was filled with broken eggs, when an inter-state truck carrying eggs turned turtle at Khalwadem-Canacona, recently. Fire services had to wash off the broken eggs from the road, to avert further mishaps along the route.
The incident took place when truck carrying eggs towards Panjim skidded along the Khalwadem slope.
According to fire fighters, the driver lost control of the truck (KA-37-A-4959) while negotiating a turn on the steep slope at Khalwadem. The driver and cleaner escaped with minor injuries.
Other motorists had a tough time to negotiate the slippery road and at least four two-wheelers skidded at the site.
When contacted, fire fighters were unable to ascertain the number of eggs that were destroyed in the mishap. [H]