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16 Jul 2013 07:54

LORRY DRIVER KILLED IN ROAD CRASH IN TAWAU

TAWAU, July 14 (Bernama) -- A lorry driver was killed in a three-vehicle collision at Km35.2 Jalan Apas yesterday.

Tawau district police chief ACP Awang Besar Dullah said Roslan Laha, 42, sustained serious head injury and died at the scene in the 1.55pm mishap which occurred at a bend along the road stretch.

Preliminary investigation showed that a four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle crashed into Roslan's lorry head on and the impact caused Roslan to lose control of the wheel and crashed into another vehicle before it skidded and crashed into an oncoming car, he added.

He said the 4WD driver was slightly injured, while the driver of the other vehicle escaped unhurt.

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MAN KILLED IN COLLISION WITH A TANKER

PEKAN, July 14 (Bernama) -- A man who was at the wheel of his Perodua Myvi car was pinned to death in a collision with an oil tanker at Km4, Jalan Pekan-Nenasi near here yesterday.

The victim was identified as Low Kam Sang, 49, from Johor Baharu.

Pekan district police chief Supt Yahaya Othman said Low was heading towards Pekan from Nenasi when he lost control of the wheel, causing the car to skid and then veered into the path of the oncoming tanker.

He said the tanker driver, Azizan Salim, 49, from Marang, Terengganu, escaped unhurt.

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MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN

KOTA TINGGI, July 14 (Bernama) -- A motorcyclist was killed after falling of his machine when another motorcycle crashed into its rear at KM5 Jalan Kota Tinggi-Kluang near the Panti R&R here yesterday.

Raman Yacob, 44, who sustained serious head injury died at the scene in the 11pm incident.

Kota Tinggi district police chief Supt Mohd Noor Rasid, who confirmed the accident, said the other motorcyclist was also injured and sent to Kota Tinggi Hospital for treatment.

--BERNAMA

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