Truck rollover caused dangerous gas leak in Coique: traffic was suspended for 4 hours
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The danger came just after 11.50 am on Friday at about 50 meters from the exhibition Blue House when the driver of a vehicle lost control, left the road and overturned on a gas tank.
The rollover and subsequent gas leak caused fear among residents and forced to suspend vehicular traffic during Hazmat intervention of the Union unit arrived at the scene past 13 hours.
A security perimeter was established, it evacuated the people from nearby and proceeded to perform a hydraulic ventilation (water and air), with the aim of reducing the volume of gas in suspension and thus avoid combustion .
At first firefighters they arrived at the scene and police Futrono, but being a hazardous material must attend specialized in hazardous materials filed in the Second Company of the Union unit.
The reasons for the accident but according to information from citizen reporters Journal Futrono are unknown, the two occupants were taken to Cesfam Belarmina Futrono walls with minor injuries.
The small truck was removed with the aid of a backhoe of the Municipality of Futrono.
Traffic resumed at 16.15, after police Futrono certified that the threat had been extinguished.