MUAR – Four people were reported killed when a lorry, laden with meat and corn which was heading south to Johor Baharu, skidded and veered into the opposite lane before crashing into a lorry at Kilometre 141 of the North South Expressway near the Pagoh exit here Thursday.
Muar Fire and Rescue operations officer, Senior Fire Officer II Mohd Johar Tunin said the drivers and attendants in both vehicles were killed in the crash which occurred at about 5.10 am.
He said firemen took about 10 minutes to extricate the four victims in the mangled vehicles.
As at press time, the identities of the four victims had yet to be ascertained.
The accident caused a massive traffic jam as only one lane was opened to motorists.