Five family members killed in crash with trailer


KUANTAN: Five members of a family, together with two kids and a child, died when the car they had been travelling in was concerned in a crash with a trailer on Jalan Kuantan-Segamat, right here on Tuesday (June 28).

Kuantan police chief ACP Wan Mohd Zahari Wan Busu stated in the 3pm incident, the couple Muhammad Rosli Ibrahim, 33, Nor Afiqah Abdullah Sani, 35 and their kids Nur Safwa Irdina, 7, Nur Sofea Raida, 6, in addition to a child boy died on the scene.

He stated preliminary investigations discovered that the accident was believed to have occurred when Muhammad Rosli, who was driving a Toyota from Muadzam Shah in direction of Kuantan, entered the lane utilized by the trailer.

“The driver of the trailer on the Kuantan-Segamat route tried to swerve to the left of the highway, however collided with the automobile head-on,” he stated in a press release on Tuesday.

He stated the 26-year-old trailer driver didn’t undergo any accidents and all of the victims, with addresses in Perak, had been despatched to Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital for post-mortem.

Meanwhile, a spokesperson of the Pahang Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) stated that they obtained an emergency name at 3.17pm earlier than 13 members and officers from the Chini Fire and Rescue Station and Taman Tas had been dispatched to the scene. – Bernama

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