In pics: Mumbai motorists stuck on Ghodbunder Road as fire brigade contains gas leak

Mumbai city news: Vehicles going towards Vasai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Borivali and Mumbai are stuck on the roads and are expected to be stranded till late night.

mumbai Updated: Jul 03, 2017 19:55 IST
Megha Pol
Megha Pol
Hindustan Times
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An aerial view of the traffic snarl.(Praful Gangurde)

Hundreds of motorists were stuck as LPG gas tanker overturned along Mumbai’s Ghodbunder Road, leading to gas leakage.

Some complained of being stranded for almost four hours. (Praful Gangurde)

Rescue efforts led to a jam along Ghodbunder Road and traffic diversions from Mumbai and Bhiwandi

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Most had a harrowing time. (Praful Gangurde)

The Thane rural police asked commuters to avoid taking the road.

The traffic situation is set to worsen, said officials. (Praful Gangurde)

Vehicles were stopped more than 200ft ahead of the accident spot on either site to avoid a major disaster.

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First Published: Jul 03, 2017 19:19 IST