JOHOR BAHARU – Four people were burnt to death after two vehicles collided at the Sungai Dohol bridge near Kota Tinggi Friday, according to the Johor Fire and Rescue Department.
Its operations assistant director, Mohd Rizal Buang, said a man, two women and a child died in the accident, which occurred at about 7am, involving a Land Rover carrying a Singaporean family and a Toyota Corolla car.
The two vehicles caught fire after the crash, he said, adding that the burnt bodies of the man, a woman and the child were found in the Land Rover and the burnt body of the other woman was found in the Toyota Corolla.
Mohd Rizal said a child was rescued from the Land Rover by other road users and sent to the Kota Tinggi Hospital.
He said the Land Rover, heading for Mersing, is believed to have hit a road signboard near the bridge and collided onto the oncoming Toyota Corolla that was going towards Kota Tinggi.
Mohd Rizal said the department rushed five personnel to the scene after it was alerted to the accident at 7.04am. – BERNAMA