KUANTAN – A high-powered motorcycle rider was killed after he crashed his machine into a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) at Km33 of Jalan Kuantan-Kemaman near Sungai Baging here today.
Mohd Abd Mubin Mohamed from Kampung Darat, Sungai Ular here died at the scene after sustaining severe injuries on the head and body in the 4pm mishap.
Pahang public order and traffic acting chief Deputy Superintendent Mohamad Noor Yusuf Ali said initial investigations revealed a Toyota Unser travelling in the opposite direction suddenly lost control and swerved into Mohd Abd Mubin’s lane.
He said the victim who was riding a Kawasaki Z800 motorcycle failed to control his machine and crashed into the MPV.
“The victim was thrown off his machine while two passengers travelling in the MPV escaped with injuries.
“Police have recorded the statement from the MPV driver and we believe he lost control of the Toyota vehicle which led to the crash,” he said.
Mohamad Noor said the victim’s body was sent to the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital here for post-mortem. – NST