Oil tanker crash on S. Korean motorway kills 3

A motorway in Changwon, South Korea, was engulfed in smoke and flames following the crash and explosion of an oil tanker yesterday. The 2.5-tonne truck, which was carrying 30 drums of lubricant, had hit the median strip and overturned before catching
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A motorway in Changwon, South Korea, was engulfed in smoke and flames following the crash and explosion of an oil tanker yesterday. The 2.5-tonne truck, which was carrying 30 drums of lubricant, had hit the median strip and overturned before catching fire and crashing into oncoming vehicles. Three people were killed and one was injured in the accident.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 03, 2017, with the headline 'Oil tanker crash on S. Korean motorway kills 3'. Print Edition | Subscribe