KUANTAN, May 7 (Bernama) -- A couple was killed while their six-month-old
baby was injured after the car they were travelling in skidded before crashing
into the metal road divider at Kilometer 205.31 of the East Coast Highway near
Gambang, here yesterday afternoon.
The victims, Ahmad Hakimi Ahmad Rabudzi, 31, and his wife, Siti Rohani Abd
Halim, 26, died on the spot from serious injuries while their son, Ahmad Uzair
who was thrown out of the car, only suffered light injuries.
According to the Pahang Public Order and Traffic Department chief, Supt
Mohamed Fauzi Abdul Rahim, in the 6.30pm accident, the couple were on their way
from Kerteh, Terengganu to Kuala Lumpur.
He said at the scene of the accident, the car driven by Ahmad Hakimi skidded
and hit the metal divider before going into the opposite side of the road.
"At that time, a car coming from Kuala Lumpur towards Kuantan tried to avoid
the victim''s car and hit the divider but the car driver was unhurt," he told
reporters here today.
Mohamed Fauzi said the toddler was now being treated at the Tengku Ampuan
Afzan Hospital (HTAA) Kuantan.
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