ALOR STAR: A man who believed to have stopped to help an accident victim at the 23rd kilometre of the North-South Expressway near Jitra was hit by a vehicle and later died of head injuries.
Tajuddin Jusoh, 45, was trying to cross the expressway to where a car had burst into flames after colliding with a lorry at 9.30pm on Thursday when he was hit.
He was thrown onto the grass patch of the road divider by the impact.
Police said Tajuddin was sent to Jitra Hospital and later transferred to the Alor Star Hospital where he died at 3.10am yesterday.
Tajuddin, a Felda pioneer, was from Felda Bukit Tangga near Bukit Kayu Hitam.
The victim of the other accident, Lim Choon Eng, 27, was pulled out of his car by passers-by and survived with a broken leg.
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