Boy breaks hand in m-cycle mishap

ALOR SETAR: A seven-year-old boy riding pillion on his mother’s motorcycle fractured his left hand when it got caught in the machine’s rim.

The mother was changing lanes when the boy lost his balance and fell.

His hand got caught in the rim in the incident which happened on Sunday at Jalan Simpang Kuala here.

A Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said a team from the Jalan Raja fire station rushed to the scene when they received a distress call.

“However, when we arrived, the boy had already been rescued by members of the public.

“He was then sent to the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital for treatment.”