JOHOR BAHRU – Three people, including two siblings, were killed when the Proton Persona car they were travelling in went out of control and skidded into a ravine at KM60, on Jalan Kota Tinggi-Sungai Rengit, Kota Tinggi, today.
Kota Tinggi police chief Supt Rahmat Othman said the victims identified as Norhaizam Ngatino, 34, his brother, Muhammad Izwan, 23 and friend, Mohamad Inderul Zain, 32, died at the scene due to severe head injuries.
Another brother of Norhaizam, Hisyamuddin, 26, who was also in the vehicle sustained severe injuries and was being treated at Kota Tinggi Hospital, he said in a statement here today.
According to Rahmat, in the incident which occurred around 10am, Norhaizam who was driving, was on the way to Sungai Rengit from Kota Tinggi.
The victim reportedly lost control of the car and hit the divider, causing the vehicle to fall into an eight-metre ravine. – BERNAMA