KOTA TINGGI: A couple and their one-year-old niece were killed when the car they were travelling in and a taxi were involved in a head-on collision along Kota Tinggi-Kluang road at 6am here yesterday.
The dead were Mohammad Hafiz Hassan, 25, his wife Suhana Sujak, 24, and their niece Nurul Safikah Mahaba.
Three of their relatives who were in the car sustained light injuries.
State internal security and public order chief Supt Maarof Jantan said they were on their way to Segamat from Felda Air Tawar 5 while the taxi was heading towards Kota Tinggi when the accident occurred.
He added that the taxi driver escaped unhurt.