Trailer driver involved in Putrajaya crash remanded for four days

PUTRAJAYA: The driver of the trailer that ploughed into more than a dozen vehicles at KM5.7 Jalan Persiaran Utara heading towards Puchong here yesterday has been remanded for four days starting Thursday (Sept 21).

The remand order against the 29-year-old man was issued by Magistrate Irza Zulaikha Rohanuddin at the Putrajaya Mahgistrate’s Court today after allowing an application by the police.

In the 10.15 am incident that involved 14 vehicles, including a police outrider motorcycle, the trailer crashed into several vehicles that were stopped, believed to make way for a convoy, killing two motorcyclists on the spot.

Putrajaya district police chief ACP A Asmadi Abdul Aziz said the two victims were identified as Faris Haziq Abu Bakar, 25, a Pos Malaysia staff and Yuswar Mohd Uyus, 39, who worked in the Ampang Court.

He added that the trailer driver tested negative for drugs and has no records of traffic offences.

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

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Nation

Cops detain 53-year-old man in connection to Kampung Pendamar murder case
Star Media Group wins second prize in the print category at CIDB Media Awards 2023
Kemaman by-election: Umno must have resilience to fight in dynamic Malay politics, says Tok Mat
Body found in Kampung Pendamar house encased in cement
Newborn found near Penang mall was killed by an incision to the neck, says cops
Police to offer 50% on selected traffic summonses
Fire destroys 10 houses in Semporna, 55-year-old man killed
Heavy rain caused flash floods in Kubang Pasu
Senator proposes to increase the number of Dewan Negara members
Expo organisers plan to put Melaka on the map as a fashion destination

Others Also Read