At about 7:00 on August 12, a semi-trailer tank car rear-ended a semi-trailer truck in Xiaoshan section of Hangzhou on the Su-Shao Expressway, causing instantaneous intense burning of chemicals in the truck, diffuse black smoke on the scene and serious fire situation... Peng Mei News learned from Hangzhou Highway Traffic Police that the accident resulted in the death of Ma Mou, a tanker driver.
The police report issued by the Hangzhou Branch of the high-speed traffic police showed that at about 7:05 on the 12th, the S9-Su-Shao Expressway was 750 km 530 meters away from Jiaxing. The Zhejiang license heavy semi-trailer (tank car) driven by Ma-mou collided with the Zhejiang license heavy semi-trailer driven by Hu-mou, causing a fire at the head of the Ma-mou driving vehicle. The accident resulted in the instant death of a horse and the damage of two vehicles. After preliminary verification, PTA (pure terephthalic acid, white powder crystal at room temperature, non-toxic, flammable goods) was loaded into the tank of a driving vehicle in Ma. At present, the specific cause of the accident is still under further investigation.