Two fatal accidents that resulted in three deaths occurred near the Nat Sin curve on Asia Road between Myawady and Kawkareik townships on Tuesday. A blue 12-wheeled vehicle, 6E/……, driven by Min Aung, failed in brake system and crashed into two vehicles, a FAW and the Probox that were driving in same direction at about 11am. The 12-wheeled vehicle hit the left door of the FAW vehicle, Sa/ ….., and crashed into the back of white Probox, 2K/….. driven by Saw Kyi Lin, 48, of Kawkareik Township.
The twelve-wheeled vehicle and Probox vehicle went down into an ravine to a depth of 20 feet. Of five people in twelve-wheel vehicle, three people including the driver Min Aung and Min Min were killed.
Two other people who received minor injuries were sent to Kawkareik Hospital. Saw Kyi Lin, his wife Daw Moe San Oo and their son Myat Kyaw Hein, 8, were injured and were sent to Myawady Hospital. A lawsuit was filed against the driver at Kawkareik Myoma Police Station. At approximately the same place, a blue 12-wheeled vehicle, a Mitsubishi Fuso, 7G/3189 lost control and overturned at 10:30pm. The vehicle damage was estimated to cost at about Ks5 million. The driver, who ran away, had a lawsuit filed against him by police at Kawkareik Myoma Police Station.
Htain Lin Aung (IPRD)