The accident took place around 5 am and it took over two hours to clear the area, said the police.
The driver and the helper of the 20,000-litre tanker were injured and admitted to a hospital, police said, reported the Press Trust of India or PTI.
Police sealed off the area after petrol spilled on the road. Delhi Fire Services also helped in clearing the area.
The national capital also experienced overnight rain that further added to the chaos and waterlogging on major roads. Traffic movement on Ring Road, MG Road, ISBT Road was affected due to incessant rains.
Delhiites took to Twitter to inform about the incident and traffic jam:
30 mins and counting. Traffic at a standstill at Moolchand underpass. Don't trust Google Maps today - avoid! pic.twitter.com/z6LcJIrKgp-Divya (@Divya_Chug) June 20, 2017
With Agency Inputs
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