Two die after car rams into crashed lorry
IPOH, July 25 — Two people were killed and two others injured when the car they were travelling in was involved in an accident with a lorry at Km13, Jalan Teluk Intan-Hutan Melintang, yesterday.
Lower Perak district police chief ACP Goh Kok Liang said the two who died were the car driver Chai Wei Tack, 19, and L. Kumaran, 26, while the casualties were P. Sukumaran, 29, and K. Raman, 20.
“Chai and Kumaran died at the scene and their bodies were taken to the Teluk Intan General Hospital where the injured were also treated,” he said when contacted today.
Goh said the accident happened at 7.30pm when the car, which was heading towards Teluk Intan from Hutan Melintang, crashed into the lorry, which had earlier been tipped on its side.
He said the lorry had skidded when it was grazed by another vehicle that was overtaking it.
The lorry driver was only slightly injured in the incident. — Bernama