GEORGE TOWN: A 79-year-old retiree died after his motorcycle collided with a cement mixer truck at Lebuhraya Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu in Bayan Lepas here.
Balik Pulau OCPD Supt A. Anbalagan said the victim fell from his motorcycle after colliding with the back left tyre of the truck on the highway heading towards George Town here at 1.35pm on Tuesday (Jan 14).
"The highway was clear of traffic when the accident happened and the weather was decent.
"The victim died at the scene due to a severe head injury.
He said the case involving the 42-year-old truck driver is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for reckless driving and causing death.