KUANTAN (Bernama): A trailer driver and attendant were killed after their vehicle skidded and overturned at KM43.4 of the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Expressway in Bentong Sunday (April 11).
Pahang Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department head Supt Kamarulzaman Jusoh said the two victims, who were pinned in the trailer, died at the scene in the crash which occurred at about 9pm.
He identified the victims as trailer driver Izani Hasri Azmi, 44, from Marang, Terengganu, and the attendant as Yusoff Mat Zain, 63, from Kuantan.
"The accident is believed to have occurred after the trailer driver, who was heading towards Bentong, is believed to have lost control of the wheel, causing the vehicle to skid and hit a road divider before it overturned, ” he said Monday (April 12).
He said firemen took almost an hour to remove the victims from the wrecked trailer. - Bernama