Factory worker killed in accident at traffic light intersection in Johor

ISKANDAR PUTERI: A 30-year-old factory worker was killed after his car was hit by another vehicle at a traffic light intersection here.

Iskandar Puteri OCPD Asst Comm Dzulkhairi Mukhtar said the incident occurred at 12.25am at KM19, Jalan Johor Baru-Gelang Patah-Pendas on Thursday (April 8).

He said the victim was heading from Jalan Persiaran Jalan, and made a right turn to Taman Ungku Tun Aminah when the incident happened.

“It occurred at a three-way traffic light intersection. Upon arriving at the location, another car crashed into the driver’s side.

“The impact caused the victim to suffer serious injuries on the head and body.

“He was pronounced dead while on the way to the Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA), ” ACP Dzulkhairi said in a statement Thursday (April 8).

He added the 26-year-old driver of the other vehicle suffered a minor injury and received treatment at KPJ Johor Baru Hospital.

ACP Dzulkhairi said investigations are still ongoing and the police are looking for a witness to the accident.

The case is investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

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