JOHOR BARU: A 19-year-old girl was killed while nine others were injured in a four-car pileup at KM82 of the Kota Tinggi–Kluang road here.
Kluang OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Abduh Ismail said the incident took place during heavy rain at about 2.30pm on Sunday (Sept 15).
“Three of the cars, including the car the deceased was in, were heading towards Kluang from Kota Tinggi.
“Meanwhile, another car that was coming from the other direction skidded to the opposite lane as the driver lost control of the vehicle, ” he said in a statement released here on Sunday (Sept 15).
He added that deceased, identified as Nur Syauqina Effendi, died at the scene after succumbing to serious injuries.
ACP Mohd Anduh said that nine other victims have been sent to Kluang Hospital for further treatment and that a post-mortem would be conducted on the deceased at the same hospital.
He also said that the case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.