Three killed after car crashes into toll plaza in Malaysia

09:08, June 07, 2010      

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A car heading north of Malaysia crashed into a toll plaza in the northern state of Penang, killing three people.

The accident took place at about 2.15 a.m. here at the Sungai Dua Toll Plaza located in the North-South Expressway of Malaysia when it was raining.

Two men in the front seats and a woman on the rear were burnt to death as the car burst into flame after the collision.

Eye-witnesses said that the fire had flared for 20 minutes.

The cause of the accident was being investigated.

North-South Expressway is the longest expressway in Malaysia with a total length of 966 kilometers, running from the north to the south of peninsula Malaysia.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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