Tanker Truck Fire Near Gori Leaves One Dead

One person died in a tanker truck fire that occurred on the Tbilisi-Senaki-Leselidze highway section near Gori.

Georgia’s Emergency Situations Service reports that the deceased has not been yet identified but allegedly it is the driver of the truck.

Six fire-fighting brigades fought to extinguish the extensive fire early on Friday.

The agency added that the fire started after the truck fell off the road unexpectedly.

The fire has been put out and traffic movement has been resumed on the section of the highway. 

By Thea Morrison

12 April 2019 10:10