JOHOR BARU: A policeman died while another sustained injuries when their patrol car collided with another vehicle along Jalan Kangkar Tebrau near Kampung Kangkar Tebrau here.
Tebrau Fire and Rescue Department operation commander Kamsani Aswan said that the MPV collided with an SUV, causing the police car to overturn at 6.24am on Sunday (Nov 1) morning.
“Two men inside the SUV, which is the driver and the front passenger also suffered injuries, ” he said in a statement here.
Kamsani added that the body of the policeman, identified as Kons Nicolester Dadup Unggat, has been sent to the police for further action while the injured victim was sent to Hospital Sultan Ismail.
Meanwhile, Johor police chief Comm Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay confirmed the incident.
He added that the victim was stationed at the Johor Baru South police headquarters and he expressed his condolences to the victim’s family.