Around 4pm today, it was reported that a lorry caught fire at the Kesas Toll Plaza in Petaling Jaya.
The incident right before the Sunway-Seafield toll is in the midst of being cleared, obstructing the 4th & 5th lane causing delays from the Kinrara toll. Officials report that the trailer which caught on fire at KM7 has been put out and the lane has been closed for cleaning works.
— Astro Radio Traffic (@astrotraffic) July 22, 2014
5.15pm KESAS:Perlahan dr Kinrara ke tol Sunway. Lrg 4 & 5 masih ditutup utk kerja pembersihan. pic.twitter.com/gcyFojZcrL
— LLM (@LLMinfotrafik) July 22, 2014
Drivers can expect delays and we urge everyone to please be safe on the road.
We will continue to update this post as we get more information.
The accident which happened at the westbound Sunway toll booth took place when a lorry and two cars burst into flames at the toll both. A Kesas spokesman said there were no casualties reported and the accident was caused by the lorry.
“The driver must have lost control of the lorry and rammed into the toll booth and both cars. The lorry driver fled the scene. The drivers from both cars managed to escape the fire.The lorry driver fled the scene.”