Girl Dead, Mother Injured As Car Ends Up In Monsoon Drain

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KUALA LUMPUR: A seven year old girl died and her mother was seriously injured after their four-wheel drive ended in a four metre deep monsoon drain in Persiaran Sering Ukay, Ukay Perdana, here last night.

Fire and Rescue Operations Commander Mohd Nizam Abd Razak said Nur Istihar Balqis Shahrul Mahfuz, 7, died at the scene while her mother Nur Fatin Yakob, 26, suffered serious injures on the head and legs.

“The rescue team found the child still strapped to the front passenger seat while the mother was found three metres away from the vehicle, a Chevrolet Colorado,” he said when met at the accident location.

The fire and Rescue service team with seven members rushed to the site after receiving a distress call at 9.46 pm.

Nur Istihar’s body was sent to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital for post mortem while the mother was taken to Ampang Hospital for treatment. – Bernama