KUANTAN: A Sudanese student was killed when he lost control of his car and crashed into a van parked along the East Coast Highway.
Police said Mohamed Tarig Mustafa Attaelsied, 21, was driving a Toyota Vios towards Kuantan when he lost control of the car in the 5pm incident on Thursday.
The car rammed through traffic cones placed in the middle of the road at KM213.6 of the highway before crashing into the rear of a van belonging to the highway concessionaire.
The van was parked beside the road because workers were carrying out paving works.
Mohamed Tarig, a student at a private college in Petaling Jaya, died at the scene while his friend Israa Abu Gabran Khalifa Fadl Alla, 20, was seriously injured.