A video recording a traffic accident involving a dump truck with a fuel oil tanker went viral on social media.
The video was uploaded by several social media accounts, one of which was Fuad Rahadi’s Facebook account.
In the 26-second video, you can see the dump truck driving in the opposite direction to the Miny Fuel transport tanker.
After a while, the dump truck was seen nudging and grazing the tank truck, causing a leak and a spill of fuel from inside the tank.
This video was also uploaded by another account, Ekos Nganjuk. Not only on Facebook, the same upload was also shared by the Instagram account @ viralterkini99 on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
Accidents Happened In Front of Surya Toserba, Kec. Kadipaten, Kab. Majalengka, West Java on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
The accident involved a tanker truck carrying fuel with a dump truck and motorbike. Chronology and details of the investigation.
Stay careful and vigilant !, “wrote the Instagram account @ viralterkini99. Based on the directions from the narrative, the location of the incident was in Majalengka, West Java.
Contacting the Head of Sub-District Police then Majalengka Police Adjunct Police Commissioner Lucky Martono, to confirm this viral video.
When confirmed, Lucky confirmed that the incident occurred in the jurisdiction of the Majalengka Police.
The incident took place on Jalan Raya Kadipaten – Majalengka, to be precise in front of the Surya Department Store, Liangjulang Village, Kadipaten District, Majalengka Regency on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at around 14.30 WIB.
“Yes, the traffic accident occurred in Majalengka involving three vehicles,” said Lucky when contacted by Kompas.com, Sunday, August 16, 2020.
What is the chronology of the events? Lucky explained that the incident occurred when a dump truck driven by a driver with the initials ZA drove from Majalengka to the Duchy or from south to north.
Arriving at the scene, the dump truck avoided the vehicle that was stopped on the west side of the road.
“As a result, the dump truck swerved to the right and hit the right side of the tanker and resulted in a leak in the tank.
The road was temporarily closed due to fuel leaking into the road, “said Lucky.
The driver of the dump truck and tank was not injured as a result of the incident.
After hitting the tanker truck, the dump truck still hit another vehicle, namely a parked motorcycle.
“The motorbike rider was not injured, neither were the two truck drivers. Only material losses,” said Lucky