translated from Spanish: Strong overturning is reported on Guadalajara highway

Guadalajara, Jalisco. – Today there was a overturning on the highway connecting Guadalajara with Nayarit, a vehicle carrying ammonia suffered an accident so emergency services were required to attend to the accident that could generate greater affection due to the chemical leak. According to the information provided by Civil Protection the overturning of vehicle carrying ammonia was recorded on the Guadalajara – Tepic Highway at the height of the old shed, municipality of Hostotipaquillo, Jalisco.
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«#AlMomento Our staff is already attending to the double trailer pipe overturning that carried ammonia on the GDL – Tepic Highway, over the Old Barrancas Plan House. Container conditions are checked to identify potential leaks,» Civil Protection Jalisco shared on their social networks.

The director of the Jalisco State Civil Protection and Fire Department (UEPCBJ), Victor Hugo Roldán, reported that the first report was made on the overturning of a truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), but upon arriving at the site the elements of the unit realize that the vehicle was carrying anidrid ammonia.» We had a slight leak in a safety valve, which was already the one that was already corrected by our staff to mainly ensure the environment environment» comaped the Director of Civil Protection of the State of Jalisco.De the same way, Victor Hugo Roldán reports the death of the driver of the motor vehicle, which overturned and generated the leak, as well as the human loss of the driver, the driver would be removed until the relevant authorities allowed to do so based on the necessary analyses, as well as to verify that the operation would not cause any involvement to the personnel. According to the interview that shares the dependency, it is reported that the ammonia leak, caused by overturning is fully controlled and only kept waiting for the National Guard Divison of Roads to continue the necessary process. It is also noted that it is possible that the cause of an accident is caused by a brake failure which led the driver to take the emergency ramp located on the road and which led to overturning and unfortunately losing his life. The State Civil Protection and Fire Department of Jalisco, report that while the corresponding and necessary work is carried out for the lifting of the motor, as well as the recovery of the body, the sense to Tepic of the Guadalajara – Nayarit Highway remains closed.



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