KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 (Bernama) -- Four people were killed in road
accidents in Kuala Lumpur and in Bentong, Pahang, early today and last night,
At Km 2.82 of the Damansara-Puchong Highway here early today, a car went out
of control and hit a motorcycle travelling in the same direction before ramming
into a stalled lorry at 1am.
The impact killed the car driver and two passengers on the spot, Selangor
traffic police chief Supt Zulkifli Jonit told Bernama when contacted.
The victims were identified as the driver Sak Jia Kit, and passengers Tan
Jun De and Johson Sia Boon, all 20 years of age.
The motorcyclist and another passenger of the car were injured in the
incident, he said. The lorry driver was unhurt.
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In BENTONG, a 67-year-old man was killed when the car he was driving rammed
into a trailer at Km 42 of the Kuala Lumpur-Karak highway last night.
Bentong OCPD Supt Rosli Abdul Rahman said Yusoff Abdul Rahman, 67, of
Dungun, Terengganu, was driving alone when he lost control of the car and rammed
into the trailer which was moving slowly on the left lane in the incident at
The victim died on the spot.
In a separate incident in Kuala Lumpur, a policeman from Kuala Lumpur
traffic police injured his shoulder due to a fall after he was hit by a
motorcycle that was trying avoid a road block at Jalan Raja Laut.
Kuala Lumpur traffic police chief ACP Rusli Mohd Noor said police managed to
apprehend the motorcyclist in the 2am incident.
"Our man suffered minor injuries and received outpatient treatment at Kuala
Lumpur Hospital," said.
A total of 335 summonses were issued in the operations.
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