Child among four killed in mishap involving two lorries, car


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  • Sunday, 16 Jun 2019

KUANTAN (Bernama): Four people including a child were killed in an accident involving two lorries and a car at Jalan Kuari Bukit Mendi-Felda Bukit Mendi in Bera near here.

State Fire and Rescue Department deputy director Mohd Sani Harul said the incident took place at 1.35pm Sunday (June 16) and all the victims were occupants from the car.

"The dead were an adult male, two women and a small girl," he said to reporters here.

He said that a lorry driver was injured and sent to the Bukit Mendi Health Clinic while the driver of the other lorry was unhurt.

"An officer and five firemen in a fire engine from the Triang Fire and Rescue Station rushed to the scene and extricated the bodies of all the victims which were trapped in the car," he said.

Mohd Sani said that the car had ploughed under an empty lorry while the other lorry ended on the road shoulder during the crash.

He said the bodies of all the victims, who had yet to be identified, were handed over to the police for further action. - Bernama

 

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