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KUALA TERENGGANU – Three people, including a policeman were killed in a two-car collision at Km66, Jalan Kuala Terengganu-Kota Bharu, near Kampung Pak Kancil, in Setiu early this morning.

In the incident at about 3.30am, Faiezal Abdul Kayim, 42, who works at the Pekan district police headquarters, Pahang, and his friend Ahmad Zaki Baharudin, 37, died on the spot while Nur Lyza Syahira Ahmad Hazly, 17, who was in a separate car died on arrival at the Setiu Hospital.

During the incident, the Proton Wira car with Faiezal and his two friends was heading to Kota Bharu from Kuala Terengganu before colliding with the car driven by Nur Lyza Syahira, coming from the opposite direction.

The driver of the Proton Wira, Mohd Hizami Abdul Halim, 32, suffered minor injuries while a passenger of the car driven by Nur Lyza Syahira, that is Nur Laila Zukiman, 15, suffered serious injuries and another passenger, Mohd Hasraf Abdullah, 17, suffered broken teeth.

Setiu district police chief DSP Zulkifli Mat Deris when contacted, confirmed the incident, adding that the bodies had been sent to Setiu Hospital, while the injured were also receiving treatment at the same hospital.

BANGKOK – This is the shocking moment a small girl falls from a moving car and avoids being run over by a matter of inches.

Miraculously, the girl escapes seemingly without serious injury.The incident, which took place on Monday afternoon in the Minburi district of Bangkok, was captured on a dashcam.

In the footage, a white Nissan Almera can be seen sat in heavy traffic but when the car begins to move the young girl falls out of what looks like the front passenger seat and into the busy road.

However, the Nissan then begins to drive forward, narrowly missing the girl who rolls out of the way just in the nick of time.

A woman can be seen picking up the girl and putting her back in the car, which then drives off.

The footage was shared on Facebook by Pornpilin Aeamsaad who said the incident took place on Monday afternoon and explained that dashcam had not been setup properly and displayed an incorrect date.

The condition of the girl remains unknown.The incident takes place from around 2 minutes onwards. – The Nation/Asia News Network

MIRI – A woman was killed and her one-month-old baby girl was severely injured when the car they were in collided with a four-wheel drive vehicle at Jalan Bakam here yesterday.

Miri Police deputy chief Supt Stanley Johnathan Ringgit said today the woman was identified as Fatin Liyana Jafri, 22, and her daughter as Aifa Fhanieyra Aqilla Muhammad Adeni Jeludin, who suffered a head injury in the accident which occurred at about 7 pm.

“The baby was sent to the Miri Hospital along with her injured father who was driving the car, he said.

Stanley said the driver of the four-wheel drive vehicle was unhurt while the passengers suffered light injuries. – BERNAMA

 

PETALING JAYA – A 24-year-old motorcyclist and his 21-year-old pillion rider are in critical condition after they crashed into a stationary car on a highway in Singapore. The Certis Cisco security officers were flung off their motorcycles on impact.

Certis Cisco confirmed that the men are Malaysians. They were on their way home from work at Changi Airport when the accident happened.

The two riders have been admitted to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital’s intensive care unit with multiple fractures after the accident on Seletar Expressway, before the Lentor exit, on Monday.

Channel News Asia identified the motorcyclist as Danny Raj Muniappan and the pillion rider as Trivikram R. L. They were said to be sharing a rented house in Johor Baru.

“My son isn’t the ‘racing type’ or ‘action type’. We don’t know what happened because we haven’t been able to speak to him,” Danny Raj’s father, Muniappan Govindaraju, told a news portal.

Muniappan, who sells chendol in Selangor, said his son had a ruptured bladder and fractured pelvic bone. He also broke his left arm and left leg, and has been unconscious since the accident.

Trivikram suffered a fractured pelvic bone and a broken leg. He has been in and out of consciousness and has not been able to speak, the report said. – The Sun

KUALA TERENGGANU – A woman and her seven-month-old baby girl were killed when a tyre burst,  causing the car they were travelling in, to skid and ram into a lamp post at KM65, Jalan Kuala Terengganu-Kuantan, in front of Sekolah Rendah Kebangsaan Kuala Abang in Dungun today.

In the 1.30pm incident, Nurbani Fartini Ahmad Fanizar, 25, died on the spot while Naira Nur Farzana Mohd Nazrin, who was on her mother’s lap in the front seat, succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment at Dungun Hospital.

The incident is believed to have occurred when one of the tyres of the Honda Accord driven by Nurbani Fartini’s husband Mohd Nazrin Nizam, 25, burst and caused the vehicle to skid and ram into a lamp post.

The impact caused the mother and her baby to be thrown out of the car, which is believed to have been bought three days ago.

Mohd Nazrin only suffered minor injuries.

Dungun police chief, Supt Ahmad Zailani Yaacub, when contacted, confirmed the incident. – BERNAMA

SEREMBAN – Three people were killed, including a female toddler while another three were seriously injured in an accident involving two vehicles at Km2.5, Jalan Air Kuning, Batang Melaka, Gemas today.

Tampin police chief Supt Hamazah Ab Razak said the 1.55pm incident involved a collision between a Nissan Serena vehicle and a Toyota HiAce factory van.

“The driver of the Nissan Serena and her two-year-old daughter died at the scene while the van driver was pronounced dead at the Tampin Hospital. The victims died due to serious body and head injuries.

“Two female passengers in the van and a female passenger in the Nissan Serena sustained serious injuries,” he said in a statement here today.

He said the accident was believed to have occurred when the Nissan Serena that came from Batang Melaka entered the opposite lane and collided with the van.

According to Hamazah, the victims had yet to be identified and investigations were underway. – BERNAMA

IPOH – Two workers of an iron factory in Sitiawan perished after the four-wheel-drive vehicle they were travelling in collided with a trailer truck at KM20, Jalan Ipoh-Lumut near Batu Gajah, early today.

In the incident around 4am, Chin Jia Kent, 23, who was driving the 4WD and his passenger, Ooi Seow Keat, 30, died at the scene.

Batu Gajah District police chief ACP Mohd Nasri Omar in a statement here today said initial investigations found that the victims’ vehicle suddenly went against the traffic flow and crashed into the truck which was travelling from Lumut to Ipoh on the left lane.

He said the victims’ bodies were sent to Batu Gajah Hospital for post-mortem, and the case investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987. – BERNAMA

PASIR PUTEH – Three youths were killed while five others were injured when a Proton Iswara car collided with a Proton Persona in Kampung Bukit Tanah here early today.

Police identified the dead as the driver of the Proton Iswara, Ahmad Amirul Razali, and two passengers in the cars, namely Che Muhammad Syafiq Che Suriadi and Amir Amjad Zuhar – all of whom aged 19.

They were pronounced dead on arrival at the Tengku Anis Hospital here.

Pasir Puteh district police chief DSP Abdul Rozak Muhammad said the crash occurred about 1.30 am when Ahmad Amirul, who was heading towards Pasir Puteh from Kota Bharu direction, lost control of the wheel, causing the car to skid and veer into the path of the Proton Persona which was coming from the opposite direction.

“Those injured were another passenger in the Proton Iswara, Muhammad Idzzat Haiqal Mohd Ridzuan, 19, and four people in the Proton Persona, namely its driver, Muhammad Norsalam Mohd Salleh, 19, Siti Noor Hanif Farhani Mohd Salleh, 23, Nurizah Nabihah Mohd Salleh, 15, and Wan Zanariah Wan Mohd Mahayidin, 57,” he said when contacted by Bernama.

Abdul Rozak said all the injured victims were sent to the same hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, in PASIR MAS, Kelantan Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) Training Division acting assistant director, Azani Aziz was killed in a accident in Kampung Atas Pinggir here today.

Pasir Mas district police chief ACP Ibrahim Saad said in the 8am incident, the 48-year-old  was riding his motorcycle to work in Tunjong, Kota Bharu, when he crashed into a Perodua Kelisa car which was making a sudden U-turn.

He said Azani, who had been with the Fire and Rescue Department for 22 years, was thrown off his motorcycle and died at the scene.

State FRD director Nazili Mahmood, when met at the Pasir Mas Hospital Forensic Unit, described Azani as a highly committed staff. – BERNAMA

KUALA LUMPUR – Two people were killed and another was seriously injured when an express bus skidded and landed on its side at Km 422.5 of the North South Expressway (south bound) today.

The incident occurred about 5 am when the express bus, with 24 passengers and two drivers, was on its way from Kangar, in Perlis, to Johor Bahru, in Johor.

Hulu Selangor district police chief Supt R.Supramaniam said the two victims killed in the incident were the bus driver, identified as M. Arasu, 47, and a n Indonesian passenger, Masenah, 46.

Their bodies were taken to the Forensic Department of Kuala Kubu Bharu Hospital for further action, he said in a statement.

Supramaniam said another passenger, Fadhilah Khodip, was seriously injured and sent to Sungai Buloh Hospital for treatment.
He said initial investigations found that the bus driver had three previous records for offences under the Road Transport Act, including speeding.

In was learnt that other passengers in the bus were not injured and they continued their journey in a replacement bus to Johor Bahru.

Meanwhile, Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director of operations, Mohd Sani Harul said 15 firemen went to the scene after receiving a call at about 5 am and arrived there about half-an-hour later. – BERNAMA

KUANTAN – A port worker was crushed to death when a large tree became uprooted and fell during a storm in the Kuantan Port area this evening.

Pahang Fire and Rescue Department public relations officer Anuar Hassan said Ab Aziz Jusoh, 54, died on the spot in the 5.30pm incident.

“The victim riding a Modenas Kriss motorcycle was passing the area and could not avoid the falling tree. However, two men in a Produa Viva car survived the incident,” he said when contacted here today.

Meanwhile, Kuantan district police chief ACP Abdul Aziz Salleh confirmed the incident and said they were still waiting for the full report on what happened.

The victim’s body was sent to Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital here. – BERNAMA