A fire helicopter was dispatched to the highway to transport the injured quickly from the scene of the highway accident where five vehicles, both a truck and a passenger car East Sea collided.

At around 5:17 pm yesterday (6th), a 10t cargo car driven by Mr. A in his 247s hit a passenger car going ahead at 7.50km in the direction of Yangpyeong on the Jungbu Inland Expressway in Muncheon-ri, Gamgo-myeon, Chungbuk Province.

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Three passenger cars following the truck also collided one after another.

As a result of the accident, Mr. A was taken to the hospital in cardiac arrest, but he died.

When the driver of the passenger car, Mr. B, was seriously injured and needed emergency evacuation, the Chungbuk Fire Headquarters landed the helicopter on the highway and quickly transported Mr. B to a hospital in Wonju, Gangwon Province.

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Mr. B is reportedly not life-threatening at this time.

The police are investigating the exact circumstances of the accident, including the possibility that Mr. A was unable to look carefully in front of him and the accident occurred.

(Screen = Courtesy of viewer Song Young-hoon)