Road collapsed on one of main avenues of Baku

Baku: A road has collapsed in Azerbaijan’s capital. APA’s correspondent reports from the site that the road collapsed on Nobel avenue 67, near Baku Oil Refinery Plant.

Spokesman for “Azeryolservis” OJSC Punhan Mursaliyev told APA that the road collapsed at about 08:00. He said that leakage in sewerage pipe, in the depth of 20 meters, washed out the road embankment and asphalt road collapsed.

Mursaliyev said that employees of “Azeryolservis” OJSC and “Azersu” OJSC are at the site: “Appropriate measures will be taken to eliminate the problem. Traffic will be supposedly restricted during road excavation works.”

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY