August 10, 2022

Man, 24, dies after car rams into road divider in JB

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JOHOR BARU: A 24-year-old man was killed after his car crashed into a road divider at Jalan Pasir Pelangi here on Saturday (Nov 9).

Johor Baru (South) OCPD Asst Comm Shahurinain Jais said the victim, identified as Foo Chor Lap, had lost control of his white Honda Civic while he was heading from Bakar Batu towards the city centre.

“The incident occurred at about 8.45pm. The victim’s car had also caught on fire after the crash.

“The victim, who was from Subang Jaya, was later pronounced dead at the location by the medical team,” he said in a statement here on Sunday (Nov 10).

He added that the body had been brought over to Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) for postmortem.

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

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