PJ cops seeking witnesses to accident that seriously injured food delivery rider


PETALING JAYA: Police are urging witnesses to an accident that left a food delivery rider in critical condition in Putra Heights here to come forward.

"We received a report on the accident at around 4.31pm on Monday (Aug 24) which says the incident occurred at 10.18am at Persiaran Putra Mahkota, Putra Heights," said Selangor Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief Supt Azman Shariat

He said footage of the incident went viral on social media and WhatsApp, together with allegations it was a hit-and-run.

Supt Azman said a car, which was identified through its number plate, was seen.

"The driver of the car later came forward and claimed she was not involved in the accident.

"She said she was taking her child to a clinic when she witnessed the accident and stopped to help the motorcyclist.

"She claimed that she saw the rider hit a divider in the middle of the junction," he said.

He added that the driver stopped at the road shoulder and got out of the vehicle while several others rushed out of a nearby convenience store.

He said the driver then left the scene to take her child to the clinic.

"The woman's car has been thoroughly inspected but there was no damage to the vehicle.

"The vehicle has been detained for further forensic checks," he said, adding that the food delivery rider is receiving medical treatment at the Putrajaya Hospital.

Supt Azman urged anyone who witnessed the accident to contact Insp Hamdan Jeramatin at 019-464 2222.

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