Home > News > Nation
Thursday February 27, 2014 MYT 8:52:00 AM
Thursday February 27, 2014 MYT 12:22:17 PM
Kampar OCPD Supt Ng Kong Soon inspecting the wreckage early Thursday.
KAMPAR: Four Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman students were killed when the Perodua Viva they were in crashed head-on with a lorry at KM25.5 along the Ipoh-Kuala Lumpur trunk road, near Gua Tempurung early Thursday.
Kampar OCPD Supt Ng Kong Soon said the car was travelling from the direction of Ipoh and its driver, Thomas Loh, tried to overtake another vehicle in front of him prior to the accident around 5am.
Supt Ng said the driver was unable to do so and crashed into the lorry, which was carrying tar, killing himself and three other passengers.
The three other victims were identified as Koh Suet Mun, Wong Pei Pei, both 20, and Ling Yok Sue. Loh and Ling's ages were yet to be determined.
The lorry driver, 42, has been detained to facilitate investigations.
Supt Ng said the case would be investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act.
Tags / Keywords:
Travel and safety, four killed, Gua Tempurung
Road to adventure
Taiwanese tourist crushed to death in bus mishap near Petaling Jaya hotel
Five rescued, three dead in Sarawak longboat tragedy
Boy locked in car but mum refuses to break window until given RM200
Traffic flow smooth on highways ahead of Christmas holiday
Body wrapped in plastic mat found in irrigation canal
People like Wong barred from entering Malaysia, says IGP
1MDB’s Arul refutes Sarawak Report over BSI account
Home Ministry says IGP right not to classify 'cross' protest as seditious
SPAD hunts for illegal taxis
Have a 'whale' of a good time in Queensland
Restful repose in a capsule
Timber company confident of clean record
World football rocked by U.S., Swiss arrests of officials for graft
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)