Another victim in Kuala Krai accident dies


KUALA KRAI: Another child who was involved in a two-car accident along Jalan Kuala Krai-Gua Musang near Kampung Pahi here on Saturday (March 2) succumbed to his injuries at 3.15pm.

The six-year-old boy died while receiving treatment at Sultan Ismail Petra Hospital here, bringing the total number of fatalities to four.

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Kuala Krai acting OCPD Deputy Supt Kamarulzaman Harun said the accident occurred when a car from Gua Musang, heading towards Kota Baru, veered into the opposite lane and collided into another car.

"Three victims in the second car died at the scene, while two others were sent for treatment at Kuala Krai Hospital," he said in a statement Saturday night.

He said the driver of the car heading towards Kota Baru suffered serious injuries while a passenger in the car was slightly injured.

Earlier, Bernama reported that a young girl was identified as of the three casualties in the accident. - Bernama

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