A container truck driver was badly burnt when his vehicle caught fire after crashing into a van near the Shah Padu toll plaza, Shah Alam this morning. Pix courtesy of Fire and Rescue Department

KUALA LUMPUR: A container truck driver was badly burnt when his vehicle caught fire after crashing into a van near the Shah Padu toll plaza, Shah Alam this morning.

The 5am incident also saw the van driver and a female passenger slightly injured.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director (operations) Mohd Sani Harul said the truck driver, in his 30s, sustained about 10 per cent burns to his body.

All three were rushed to the Tuanku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital in Klang.

Sani said a team of seven firemen from the Sungai Pinang station was dispatched to the scene after receiving an alert at 5.08am.