A woman was drowned in the Sittaung River when a car accident occurred on Sunday in Htantabin Township in Taungoo District in Bago region.
A vehicle carrying 12 passengers on board dropped down into the river while passing through the temporary Sittaung bridge near 15 feet from Myosoe Village in the morning.
Apart from the 40-year-old woman named Daw Cho, who resides in Ywathit Village, villagers could rescue all people who are floating along the river.
The dead body of Daw Cho was discovered near Hlayswelmyaung Village in Ottwin Township at around 8.45 p.m. on that day.
Action is being taken against the careless driver by Zayetgyi Myoma Police Station.