JB senior citizen dies in freak accident after car reverses into her


JOHOR BARU: A senior citizen died in a freak accident at her house in Jalan Cekor Manis, Taman Amar, on Thursday (May 16).

The Johor Fire Rescue Department Operation Centre (PGO) said it received an emergency call on the incident at 10.01am.

Tebrau Fire and Rescue station chief Shamsol Komari Bakar said five firemen with a Fire Rapid Tender (FRT) vehicle were deployed to the scene.

“The victim was killed after her car reversed by itself while she was opening the house gate,’’ he said in a statement.

Shamsol said the deceased was found between the car and the wall of the house.

He said the 67-year-old woman was pronounced dead on the spot by the paramedic team from the Health Ministry who was at the scene.

“The victim’s body was handed over to police for further action,’’ said Shamsol.

He said the operation involving five firemen from the Tebrau Fire station led by senior officer II Kup Hadi Mohamad ended at about 11.04am.

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Nation

Cuepacs seriously views the 'retaining' of corrupted and problematic staff, says president
Welfare Department to seek temporary custody of Zayn Rayyan's younger brother
Kota Kinabalu ranked 140th globally for environment
MCMC to investigate leaked documents on Zayn Rayyan’s murder case, says Fahmi
Lorry driver charged with murder of wife
Trespassers of uncompleted highway projects will face action, says JKR
27 influencers arrested for allegedly promoting illegal online gambling sites, says Bukit Aman CCID director
New Singapore Matrade office to become contact point for JS-SEZ investors
Set up new entity instead of taking over ailing firm with sukuk funds, Shafie tells Sabah govt
Terengganu Customs seizes smuggled cigarettes worth over RM680,000

Others Also Read