A compartment lorry conveying chemicals toppled on GNT Road close Red Hills when the driver swerved the vehicle while taking a bend close to the Puzhal transport end on Wednesday morning.
Police said the driver, Mariappan, who was en route to the harbor, lost control of the lorry and hit a middle. The lorry turned on its side. He managed minor wounds and was dealt with at a private clinic in Puzhal.
Activity was influenced out and about for over three hours. Police said the episode happened at 4am. As it was at a young hour in the morning, very little movement was there.”It is generally a bustling stretch,” a cop said.
Police needed to summon cranes to recover the lorry onto the street. The Puzhal police have enlisted a case and are examining.