Two students from China killed in car crash


  • Nation
  • Monday, 25 Aug 2003

BANDAR BARU NILAI: Two Inti College students were killed after the car they were travelling in with two others skidded and rammed into a divider and two palm trees on Saturday night. 

Wang Lei and Xu Ying Ting, both 19, from China died on the spot, suffering massive head and body injuries in the 9.10pm incident at Jalan BBN near a petrol kiosk here. 

Wang was thrown out of the car from to the impact of the crash while Xu was trapped in the back seat. 

The driver of the car, Gan Chun How, 19, of Taman Malim Jaya, Malacca, suffered injuries and was warded at the Malacca Hospital. 

Another victim, Zhang Heng, 18, who was in the front passenger seat, suffered leg injuries and was warded at the Seremban Hospital for observation. 

All four were students of Inti College here with Wang, Xu and Zhang taking the business foundation course. 

State traffic chief Asst Supt Abdul Majid Abdul Manaf said the remains of the two victims had been sent to the mortuary for a post-mortem. 

He said they had informed the management of the college who would be alerting the victims’ next-of-kin to claim their remains. 

 

“Initial investigations revealed that the driver lost control of the car due to the slippery road shortly before hitting the divider and trees. 

 

“They were believed to be heading back to the college after having dinner,” he said, adding that there was a downpour at the time. 

 

ASP Abdul Majid said they would record statements from the two survivors once they had recovered.  

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