Bus crashes into a truck killing two and injuring 11

Zaw Win Chit (Taungoo)
The scene (Photo-Zaw Win Chit)


A passenger bus crashed into a 12-wheeled truck killing two and injuring 11 on Yangon-Mandalay expressway on April 9, according to police.

Pho Soe, Bayar Nasu village administrator said, “The accident occurred around 1 am and we rushed into the scene. One monk and a man are dead on the spot.”

Police said the truck is carrying illegal logs and the truck driver is at large.

The injured people are sent to Phyu hospital. The illegal logs are being carried to Oktwin forestry department to be inspected.

The police lodged a complaint against two drivers under Section 304 (a), 337, 338 and 202 of the Penal Code at Bawdikone expressway police station.