As many as 18 vehicles collided with each other due to heavy smog on the Yamuna highway. As per the report, a thick layer of smog is engulfing the national capital and its surrounding areas leading to low visibility on the roads. Low visibility on the Agra-Noida Yamuna Expressway has led to a major accident where around 18 cars collided with each other. As per the report, no casualty has been reported but some of the vehicles have been badly damaged.
Accident on Agra-Noida Yamuna Expressway leads to major accident
The video of a major accident on the Agra-Noida Yamuna Expressway has gone viral on WhatsApp, facebook and has hogged the headlines due to the burning issue of smog in Delhi and its surrounding areas. It has been reported that around 18 vehicles piled up on the expressway due to heavy smog on the road. In the major accident on the Agra-Noida Yamuna Expressway, the cars collided with each other due to low visibility.
Delhi and its surrounding areas are worst hit by smog (smoky fog). It has been reported that the doctors in Delhi have declared a pollution emergency in the national capital with the rise in smog in Delhi as well as its surrounding areas. Surprisingly, the levels of airborne pollutants are increasing by the day in several parts of the national capital and as per the report, its effects are likened to smoking around 50 cigarettes a day.
Primary schools closed, Trains and Flights delayed
The national capital Delhi, as well as its adjoining suburbs, witnessed heavy smog over the area that led to a major accident on the Agra-Noida Yamuna Expressway. With a grey haze blanketed over the area, the visibility in at some of the places in Delhi and NCR region reduced to 300 meters. As per the report, the smog not only affected the roadways but also led to the delay in trains operation as well as some of the flights.
According to the report, around 30 trains coming to the railway stations in Delhi and about 30 flights taking off or landing at the Delhi airport were delayed due to the smog. The poor visibility that was caused by the smog led to heavy traffic snarls on the roads in Delhi and NCR.
As a precautionary measure, most of the primary schools have been closed in the area to avoid any such incident.
18 vehicles pile up due to fog | Shocking Video
Source: Times Now