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.