MUAR – Three lorry drivers were injured when the three, who were driving separate trailers were involved in an accident at Batu 3, Ayer Hitam, Muar, here today.
Muar District Fire and Rescue Staion senior operations officer Mohd Johar Tumin said the station received a distress call from the public at 7.30 am.
He said a total of 11 firemen with a fire engine and the department’s Emergency Medical Rescue Services (EMRS) ambulance arrived at the scene 35 mintues later.
“The driver of the lorry carrying nursery trees suffered a broken leg, while firemen took 10 minutes to retrieve the driver of the lorry carrying bricks, who was stuck,” he said when contacted here today.
He said two of the lorry drivers, namely the one carrying bricks and the one crrying poly pipes suffered light injuries and were sent to the Sultan Fatimah Specialist Hospital in Muar.
The driver who broke his leg was sent to Hospital Sultanah Nora Ismail in Batu Pahat. – BERNAMA