Today (6th) around 0:50 a.m., a car caught fire near the Maseong Tunnel of Yeongdong Expressway, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, and the driver died.
According to the Gyeonggi Fire Department, a woman in her 60s who was in the driver’s seat was killed when a morning vehicle running along the ramp section in the direction of Gangneung connected to Masung IC caught fire.
The fire was completely extinguished by firefighters arriving after about 15 minutes.
A firefighter official said, “The fire is believed to have started after the vehicle collided with something such as a guard rail.”
The fire department and police are investigating the exact cause of the accident through road CCTV analysis.
(Photo = provided by Song Young-hoon)