National Highway 47 in Kerala witnessed a serious accident today at 4:30 AM when a truck carrying LPG overturned following a crash with a car. The LPG that leaked on the road caught fire and has caused a fatality and few serious injuries in the accident.
The accident occurred near Karunagapally at Puthentheruvu Junction.( between Puthiyakavu and Vavvakkavu - near Mother's Kitchen Restaurant).
Reports say that it might take till evening for the traffic to be restored. Those who plan to take NH 47 today, are advised to look for alternate routes/ modes of commutation, as far as possible.
Those who still can't avoid the NH will have to take the routes as prescribed :
From Trivandrum : Turn right in front of Chavara KMML to reach Thevalakkara, Mynagappalli, Vavvakkavu and get into NH again.
From Cochin : Kayamkulam, Thamarakulam, Shooranad, Sasthamkotta, Kundara, Kottiyam and get into NH again
Get in touch with the police to get more information.
Drive safe, and wish you a happy and prosperous 2010!