Two Singaporeans killed, four injured after lorry rams motorcycle convoy in Johor

Two Singaporeans killed, four injured after lorry rams motorcycle convoy in Johor

BATU PAHAT, Johor: Two Taiwanese men were killed while four others were severely injured after a vessel vehicle crashed into their motorcycle caravan along Malaysia’s North- South Expressway early on Saturday ( Mar 23 ).

The accident took place at the 111.4km level on the northern bridge near the town of Yong Peng in Johor.

Batu Pahat District authorities key Ali Dollah said&nbsp, Mohamad Firman Nordin, 26, and&nbsp, Mohammad Shahfiq&nbsp, Irman, 26, died on the spot, and that their body had been sent to Sultanah Nora Ismail Hospital for a post- death.

He said officers received a phone regarding the incident involving seven riders and the vessel trucks at about 3 am.

” The incident is believed to have occurred when eight people were in a motorcycle fleet from Singapore to Pagoh, Muar, for sahur. One of the motorcycles had a smooth rubber and the horse stopped his vehicle at the Yong Peng relax and support area”, he said in a declaration.

” The another seven even waited in the emergency street. Suddenly, a vessel vehicle, coming from the same path, lost power and rammed into them”.

Sahur is the prior- sun food Muslims have before fasting during the sacred month of Ramadan.

Ali said the four gentlemen who suffered serious injuries were treated at the Sultanah Fatimah Specialist Hospital in Muar.

” But, the 33- yr- old lorry driver, his 29- year- ancient lorry attendant and another motorcyclist were unhurt”, he said.

” The lorry drivers, who is from Kedah, has been remanded for three days from today to help in studies and he tested negative for medicines and alcohol”, he added.