Three killed after car rams into tree


KUALA LUMPUR: Three people were killed when the car they were travelling in crashed into a tree in Jalan Klang Lama here.

The men were identified by the police as G. Sharvinath, 21, who was driving the car, and his friends,

J. Jordan Jackson, 19, and D. Hervinraj, 16.

Kuala Lumpur Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief Asst Comm Zulkefly Yahya said the crash happened at 6.49am while the men were travelling towards the city centre.

According to him, the driver apparently lost control of the car and hit the divider before the vehicle spun and crashed into the tree on the left side of the road.

The impact of the crash split the car into two. All three men died on the spot.

ACP Zulkefly said the bodies had been sent to Hospital

Canselor Tuanku Muhriz Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia for a post-mortem.

Seputeh Fire and Rescue Station senior operations commander Mohd Nazri Hasim said 18 firemen

from Seputeh and Pantai were dispatched to the scene to extricate the bodies from the wreckage. — Bernama

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