An oil tanker burst into flames in a horrific accident at the Medan Jaya traffic lights in front of Bintulu Medical Centre around 11am, Monday.
Based on unofficial statement, one person was killed, after the tanker collided with a pickup truck that resulted in three other vehicles being burnt in the accident.
Ten firefighters in one fire engine were rushed to the scene after receiving a distress call at 11.53am.
As of press time, the flames have been brought under control.
The authorities are now in the process of trying to identify the burnt victim.