A 35 km long tailback was created on Dhaka-Chattogram highway after a goods-laden lorry overturned near Nuritala area in Chandina upazila early Thursday.
“A freight truck that overturned near Nuritala area created the long tailback from Cumilla Cantonment to Gouripur in Daudkandi as vehicles had to move through just one lane,”said Md Rahmat Ulla, Superintendent of Cumilla Highway police.
The vehicle movement returned to normal after five hours when the lorry was removed from the road, he said.
“I started for Dhaka from Cumilla at 9 am and got stuck in a long traffic jam after reaching near Cumilla Cantonment area. After five hours around 2:30 pm I reached near Sonargaon upazila,” Shobuj Choton, a student, told UNB.