At 5.30am on Wednesday, a truck driver was driving on a municipal road in Eberndorf when smoke suddenly started coming out from under the hood while he was driving. The 41-year-old driver stopped his vehicle on the side of the road and opened the hood. The flames hit him immediately.

The driver’s cabin of the truck was completely burned. The volunteer fire departments of Altendorf, Globasnitz and Eberndorf were on duty.

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