SEREMBAN: Three people were killed and two seriously injured in a five-vehicle pile-up on the Bukit Putus bridge, at KM15 Jalan Seremban-Kuala Pilah near here late Friday.
The dead were identified as L. Muthu, 63, and his wife S. Duggamah, 58, from Serdang, Selangor and the driver of another car, Mohd Hafiz Shamsudin, 27, from Bandar Seri Jempol.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the couple were heading home to Serdang at about 10pm when the driver lost control of his car and collided with two other vehicles in the opposite lane.
Two other cars heading towards Kuala Pilah then crashed into the cars in front of them.
Muthu and Mohd Hafiz died on the spot while Duggamah was pronounced dead at the Tuanku Ja'afar Hospital.
The case was being investigated under section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.
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