Dawn fuel tanker accident claims life of one, two escape with minor injuries

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A 35-year old local man was killed after a collision with a fuel tanker travelling along Lumut-Seria road early yesterday morning in Belait.

Two others were reported to have sustained injuries and had been brought to the hospital, while the driver of the tanker was uninjured, according to the police.

According to the police, three cars heading towards Seria from Lumut, and a fuel tanker heading towards Lumut from Seria were involved in an accident around 5.30am

The police said that their initial investigation, based on witness accounts, alleged that the lead car had lost control of the vehicle and had crashed into the tanker. The other two cars following behind had also been involved in the subsequent crash.

The Brunei Times