Sunday, April 13, 2003
Six killed in road accidents
IPOH: Six motorcyclists, including a woman and a pillion rider, were killed in five accidents here and in Seremban on Friday and early yesterday.
Perak deputy traffic police chief DSP Hamza Taib said that in the first accident at the 23rd km Jalan Langkap Kampar, student Mohamad Amirul Ikmal Johari, 15, and Mohamad Rosli Bahar, 21, died on the spot after their machines collided during heavy rain.
Mokhtar Bidin, 48, of Kampung Chulek, Gopeng, was travelling to Kampar when his machine skidded after grazing another motorcycle. He landed in the middle of the road and was hit by a lorry.
In Manjung, motorcyclist Shamsiah Daud, 49, of Kampung Paya Nibung, Air Tawar, was killed in an accident with a bus.
In Seremban, college student Ravinder Singh, 23, was killed when his motorcycle skidded and hit a tree at the 4th km Jalan Seremban, Tampin.
Sarawakian Subat Apat was killed after the motorcycle on which he was riding pillion hit a stone and skidded at the Jalan Seremban-Kuala Pilah-Senawang junction on Friday. – Bernama