KUALA LUMPUR: An overturned lorry carrying ammonia gas at Km19.7 of the New Klang Valley Expressway, near the exit to Damansara, near here caused a massive traffic congestion, stretching over 5km today.
A Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad (PLUS) spokesperson, when contacted, said the incident around 3pm caused the left and middle lanes of the road from Shah Alam to the capital city centre to be blocked.
“Only the right lane is accessible and the lorry is being removed from the location,” he said.
He said, the lorry driver had been rescued from the vehicle and sent to the Sungai Buloh Hospital.
The spokesperson advised road users to avoid the area and use alternative roads.
Members of the public who need the latest traffic information can access PLUS twitter accountwww.twitter.com/plustrafik or contact the toll-free Plusline at 1800-88-0000.