Middle school student helping mom with deliveries dies in truck-car crash
A teenager who was riding in the passenger seat of a truck was killed in an accident involving a one-ton truck and a passenger car in Wonju, Gangwon Province안전놀이터.
A(16), a junior high school student, was reportedly defecating while helping his mother deliver food on a discretionary day off.
The Wonju Police Department said that one person was killed and two others were injured when a one-ton truck and a passenger car collided at Sajeri Gwangter intersection in Heungup-myeon, Wonju at around 6:42 a.m. today (May 5).
At the time, a one-ton truck was reportedly turning left after receiving a signal and collided with a passenger car that was going straight.
The accident killed Mr. A, who was riding in the passenger seat of the truck, and injured Mr. B, 39, the driver of the truck, and Mr. C, 59, the driver of the passenger car.
“We are investigating the exact cause of the accident, believing that the driver of the passenger car ran a red light,” a police official told JTBC, adding, “It was investigated that he had not been drinking.”