PLUS thanks authorities for swift action during chemical spill incident

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  • Saturday, 19 Oct 2019

PETALING JAYA: PLUS Malaysia Berhad has thanked authorities for their swift action in handling an overturned truck that spilled chemicals on the road at the Ayer Keroh toll plaza.

"The incident, however, did not cause any serious injury to the driver and other highway users.

"Taking into account the safety of highway users and toll plaza staff, the Fire and Rescue Department had ordered the exit lanes to be immediately closed to all vehicles.

"The closure was also to facilitate cleaning, evaluation and removal works to be held in a safe and controlled environment," said chief operating officer, Zakaria Ahmad Zabidi in a statement Saturday (Oct 19).

He also expressed his thanks to all agencies that had helped in containing and controlling the situation.

Earlier, a truck carrying hazardous material overturned, forcing several lanes at the Ayer Keroh toll plaza in Melaka to be closed.

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