KUANTAN: Three men who were part of a riding convoy were killed after their motorcycles collided at KM201 of the East Coast Highway westbound here.
The dead have been identified as Azlee Mat Daud, 40, Muhammad Amirul Faris Abdullah, 25, and Syamil Nazir@Nasir, 32, all from Maran.
Pahang Traffic Investigations and Enforcement Department chief Supt Kamarulzaman Jusoh said in the 9.05pm crash on Saturday which occurred near the Gambang rest and recreational area, two other motorcyclists were seriously injured.
“The crash was believed to have resulted when five motorcycles collided during the ride from Kuantan to Maran, causing the motorcyclists to fall on the fast lane, ” he said.
He said one of the injured victims had been identified as Mohd Hisham Sulaiman, 39, also from Maran, while details of the other victim were still not known.
The dead and injured victims were sent to the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital. — Bernama
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