JOHOR BARU: A collision of two cars in Tanjung Langsat, Pasir Gudang here on a rainy morning left the drivers in both vehicles severely injured.
Seri Alam OCPD Supt Ismail Dollah said the accident took place along Jalan Persiaran Tanjung Langsat at 8.30am on Saturday (Nov 28), when one of the cars lost control after hitting a puddle and swerved into the opposite lane while heading towards Pasir Gudang
“It rammed head-on into another car, which was heading in the other direction towards Johor Baru from Pasir Gudang.
“As a result of the clash, one of the drivers, a 33-year-old suffered internal injuries and broke both his arms and legs while his passenger sustained mild injuries.
“Both were sent to Hospital Sultan Ismail for emergency treatment, ” he said.
Sult Ismail added that the 27-year-old driver in the other car fractured his right ribs and sustained head injuries and was sent to the Regency Specialist Hospital in Seri Alam for emergency treatment.
He added that the roads were slippery as it was raining when the accident occurred and a further investigation is being carried out under Section 43(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.
“Road users are advised to be extra careful when driving in the rain or immediately after it stops and to keep a safe distance from other vehicles to avoid unwanted incidents from happening, ” he added.
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