One person died in gas tank explosion of your car while loading CNG at the service station Rio de Janeiro, Security cameras recorded the moment 67 year old driver He falls behind to open the trunk and explodes.
the incident happened At a service station in the Sao Francisco Javier neighborhood on Tuesday 26, north of Rio de Janeiro. There a person was identified as Mario Mugglehas da Penha waiting for the load to complete Next to your vehicle’s gas station pumps.
Mario went backwards with the car, Then he opened the trunk and at that very moment it happens The blast that blew him into the air –About six meters behind. together with her, A woman waiting for the load to end was also affected by the blast.,
gas tank explosion Caused serious damage to service station infrastructure, and destroyed the rear of the vehicle which was wasted. The fire department was called soon, along with the paramedics present and They transferred the man to Salgado Filho Municipal Hospital., in the mayor; whereas The woman has been admitted to Souza Aguiar Nagar Hospital. In the center of the coastal city. No worker was injured.,
a day later It was told that the young man died during treatment in the hospital in the early hours of Wednesday. According to local media, after being admitted in critical condition with various injuries to the body and head G1, The woman is out of danger.
Gas station employees told that outlet that the explosion occurred in the vehicle’s CNG tank because “it was rusted and in poor condition.”, Inspectors from the gas company Naturgi – which cut off gas supply to the station – and the State Institute of the Environment (INIA) traveled to the site to investigate the cause of the explosion.
CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) is a fuel that remains in the gaseous state at ambient temperature and pressure., which is composed mostly of methane. It converts to liquid state only at temperatures below -160ºC.
Given its physico-chemical characteristics It is considered a cleaner burning fuel than common gasoline and has lower levels of CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions., resulting in a product that is less harmful to the environment. It is commonly used in taxis and similar transportation, given its low purchase cost.