Two killed as oil tanker overturns and explodes

national August 13, 2017 01:00

By The Sunday Nation

A driver and his helper were killed when their oil tanker burst into flames after it overturned on a road in Rayong yesterday morning.



Police said the accident happened on the Ban Bueng-Klaeng road in Moo 2 village in Tambon Payubnai in Rayong’s Wan Chang district. Witnessed told police that the oil tanker crashed into a motorcycle after one its tyres burst and it overturned. They saw the driver and his helper trying to climb out but the tanker burst into flames before they could escape. Police are yet to identify the two victims.