Montebello: Truck Tire Explodes and Makes a Wounded
25 March 2013 - lexpress.mu
Unusual accident occurred on the highway leading to the descent of Montebello. The tire of a truck of 30 tons caught fire before exploding.
A loud explosion was heard in the neighborhoods surrounding the highway up to Montebello and Albi, to 24:40 on Sunday 24 March. This is the tire of a tanker truck caught fire before exploding.
According to the driver assistant, the driver saw a tire fire in his right mirror. Without delay, he parked the truck. This is when he applied the wheel extinguisher exploded. In the blast a shot violently reached the knee of the driver, causing a fracture. The ambulance arrived about an hour later.