Shivamogga: Vehicular traffic was disrupted for sometime after a truck tyre exploded at Agumbe Ghat in the District.
The incident took place at the 8th turn of the ghat. The rear tyre of the canter lorry exploded. Other vehicles were not able to move as the lorry was parked at a turning point.
The police brought a crane and moved the lorry to the side. Buses were also allowed to ply smoothly. Due to this, the vehicles moved slowly.
There was a traffic jam for several kilometres at the rear as the lorry stopped at a turn. A large number of vehicles were parked on Theerthahalli side as well. The Police stopped vehicles at the entrance of the ghat at Someshwara.