5 people, including 2 children, died due to gas leakage after a truck full of toxic ammonia gas crashed in the US state of Illinois.
According to foreign media, this accident happened in the central region of the state of Illinois on Friday night, after which a state of emergency arose in the region.
It has been told by the administration that the administration took action as soon as the ammonia gas truck accident was reported and 500 residents were evacuated from a residential area spread about a mile away from the scene. The Environmental Protection Agency said. Residents were forced to evacuate their homes due to the release of dangerous gas as the truck was carrying 7,500 gallons of ammonia gas and more than half of the gas leaked into the air due to the accident, he said.
According to media reports, one person including two children of the same family died due to gas leakage, while two members of another family died and 5 more persons were shifted to the hospital due to their condition.