Truck bursts into flames after highway plunge

A truck veered off Malaysia's North- South Highway after its driver lost control of the vehicle (left).

It overturned after plunging from a height of about 20m and its engine caught fire.

The accident happened at about 12.30pm on Friday.

The 33-year-old driver is believed to have been trying to avoid a motorcycle, reported Sin Chew Daily.

He was trapped in the vehicle for about three hours before he was rescued and taken to hospital.

This article was first published on March 15, 2015.
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