Big rig truck kills pedestrian
A 35-year-old man was killed after being struck by a 22-wheel truck in North Dagon township on the morning of October 20.
The truck was coming from San Pya Market, driving in the 27th ward, when it struck the man, who has yet to be identified, walking beside the railroad tracks. The driver fled and has not been identified. The victim died on scene. Police opened a case under section 304a and 202 of the penal code, for causing death through negligence and failing to report a crime. If caught and convicted, the driver of the truck could face more than 10 years in prison. – ToeWaiAung andThanNaingSoe,translationby KhineThazinHanandEmoon