The truck burned down, so its license plate was invisible (unreadable). The driver of the truck ran away.
S Sumatra (ANTARA) – A pickup truck carrying diesel oil plowed through three homes and burst into flames in Musi Banyuasin district, South Sumatra, on Wednesday afternoon after its driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle.
The truck and three houses burned down, chief of the Traffic Police Unit of the Musi Banyuasin District Police, Adjunct Commissioner Sandi Putra, informed.
Police are trying to reconstruct the crash as part of their probe into the cause of the accident, he said.
According to several witnesses, the driver of the pickup reportedly lost control of the vehicle and crashed through three houses, which later caught fire due to a spark from the truck.
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Two of the homes were located to the right and the other to the left of the road to Palembang city.
“The truck burned down, so its license plate was invisible (unreadable). The driver of the truck ran away,” Putra said.
No fatalities were reported in the accident.
The fire was put out after five fire trucks were sent to the scene.