BUTTERWORTH - A 25-YEAR-OLD man burnt to death after his van burst into flames while another died instantly after two vehicles collided head-on at Jalan Bagan Lallang here.

Lim Kui Tiang, 25, burnt to death as he could not escape from the burning van.

Firemen managed to pull out his girlfriend, Loh Gaik Ting, also 25, from the burning van on arriving at the scene within minutes of the 6.40am incident.

She is warded at the Seberang Jaya Hospital in a serious condition.

The driver of the other vehicle, A. Mohan, 26, died on the spot in the head-on collision.

Lim and Loh planned to get married soon, said a friend.

2 killed, 1 injured in accident