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Old 27th June 2005, 00:25   #1
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Exclamation petrol pump accident ??

hey guys got this in the mail is this for real or is it just made up.


This is a freak incident that happened last week. A young man and his 4 yr old son went to a petrol bunk near Lal bagh to fill petrol for his bike. The boy was sitting behind him. The helper who fills petrol held the petrol gun upwards, and turned towards the meter to re-set the meter. As soon as the setting was done the petrol came out gushing out of the gun - due to some malfunction - (at least
that's what they said) in full speed and splashed all over the 4 yr old boy and his father. Petrol entered the eyes of the boy. Immediately the boy was taken into the cleaning area and was showered in a water jet. They washed his eyes with lot of water. But the boy could not see anything.


The young man took the child to the hospital and immediately the hospital authorities put him in ICU. The kid was then transferred to Vittala Netralaya and after 2 days of treatment he got some vision again. Now he is alright and is at home. The doctors told that just because the water cleaning was done immediately, he has vision today otherwise the boy would have been blind by now. Petrol (along with impurities) can burn the tissues inside the eye.

Please take some precautions next time you are at a petrol bunk.

Drop small kids and the person sitting behind you outside the bunk
and fill in petrol. Kids are more sensitive than grown ups.

Ask the petrol bunk helper boy to hold the gun down. Even if there is such an accident let the petrol flow down and not on your face.

im really happy that the boy didnt suffer and it was only a temporary thing.



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Old 27th June 2005, 00:37   #2
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Hey thanks for the tip revtech,

from now on i will keep my eyes closed at petrol bunks.
And when i have a kid i will buy a deisel car.

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Hey thanks for the tip revtech,

from now on i will keep my eyes closed at petrol bunks.
And when i have a kid i will buy a deisel car.

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i totally agree with Rehaan....everyone else should also follow these rules
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:....everyone else should also follow these rules
i will start of my kid's training in the traditional way - a Bicycle !

but if whatever revtech has mentioned has an iota of truth , guys better to be safe than sorry , wat say ?

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Old 27th June 2005, 10:34   #5
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hahahha really funny dude.thats what i got in the mail.you dont have to close your eyes or keep the kid away.all you have to do is just be aware of things around you and be careful so that due to some accident like this it doesnt come on you specially your face.


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Just keep the windows rolled up
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And when i have a kid i will buy a deisel car.
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Very true. Probably I should trade my Palio with a dsl vehicle next month I guess
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that incident is true
happened in kaveri near lal bagh in bangalore

2 wheelers dont remove your helmets
4 wheelers just hand over the keys and let him do the rest
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