Driver's Close Shave As Chemical-laden Tanker Crashes In Kuantan

KUANTAN, Feb 17 (Bernama) -- A man had a close shave with death when a tanker lorry he was driving, skidded and fell on its side in the Jalan Kuantan bypass near Sungai Ular here this morning.

Mohd Shafie Ghani, 45, miraculously escaped injury in the 11.20am crash near the intersection to Sungai Ular at the East Coast Highway (LPT).

Kuantan police chief ACP Abdul Aziz Salleh said as the lorry was laden with chemicals, the police closed the road on both directions to avoid vehicular impact with chemical spillage.....