NATIONAL DISASTER

Man Dies As Car Crashes Into Road Divider On Nse

29/02/2024 11:36 AM

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Feb 29 (Bernama) -- A man was killed after the car he was driving skidded and crashed into a road divider at KM141 of the North South Expressway (NSE), near Juru here, early this morning.

The victim, identified as R. Aravin, 26, died at the scene due to severe injuries.

A spokesman for the Penang Fire and Rescue Department said the State Operations Centre (PGO) received an emergency call at 3.43 am before a team was dispatched to the scene.

“The crash caused the Toyota Vios car to be badly damaged and the victim was pinned in the driver’s seat.

“The firefighters used special rescue tools to extricate the victim,” he said in a statement today.

The victim’s body had been sent to the Seberang Jaya Hospital for a post mortem.

-- BERNAMA


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