Traffic on the Outer Ring Road (ORR) was affected on Saturday morning when a lorry carrying empty beer bottles was hit by another lorry.
In the impact, the lorry tilted on the road and a large number of bottles were thrown out of it. These were broken in the impact, littering the road with glass pieces.
Following the incident, the traffic on the road was diverted while about 20 sanitary workers were deployed to clear the glass pieces from there.
On receiving the news, the Somangalam police team rushed to the spot and registered a case.
They have secured the driver of the stationary lorry, identified as Raj (30).