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Lorry on fire causes traffic jam along NKVE

PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:13 am
by admin
PETALING JAYA: A lorry, which stalled and caught fire Thursday morning, caused a traffic jam along the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE).

A PLUS Expressways Bhd spokesperson said the lorry, which was located on the emergency lane at Km17.2 of the NKVE heading towards Subang, was carrying flammable gum material and experienced several explosions when it caught fire.

The incident happened at about 7am.

It caused a traffic jam several kilometres long beginning from the Jalan Duta-Kota Damansara turnoff as of about 8.30am.

“The situation has been brought under control by the Fire and Rescue Department personnel,” said the spokesperson.

“There were no other vehicles involved.”

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