Published:  01:34 PM, 05 November 2019

2 killed, 15 injured in truck accident in central Myanmar

2 killed, 15 injured in truck accident in central Myanmar



Two people were killed on the spot with 15 others injured in a truck accident in Myanmar's Magway region, according to a release from the Home Affairs Ministry on Tuesday.

The crash took place in Gangaw township Sunday, the release said.

With 17 people aboard, a six-wheeled truck travelling from Gangaw to Kale lost control and plunged into a nearby ravine at 12:00 p.m. local time.

The injured including the driver were brought to the Gangaw General Hospital for treatment.

The truck driver was charged for negligent driving under the country's Penal Code.

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