June 10, 2020 | News | No Comments
A woman in Alor Setar recently met with an accident that caused her car to burst into flames
The incident took place around 8.15pm at KM46.1 Jalan Kulim-Baling-Gerik on Sunday, 7 June.
Baling district police chief Supt Syed Basri Syed Ali told Bernama, “The woman’s car hit a cow, skidded on the road shoulder, and then caught on fire.”
Syed Basri also explained that the woman crashed after another man hit two cows which were crossing the road
The man, a Honda BRV driver, was travelling from Gerik, Perak heading to Kulim, Kedah.
According to Astro Awani, the woman said she did not notice the animal on the road and was not able to stop in time when the accident happened, causing her to lose control of her vehicle.
The woman was with her four children when the accident occurred. Fortunately, all victims escaped unhurt.
Harian Metro reported that the victims were between the ages of three and 40. They had been rescued by passers-by on the highway.
Volunteer firefighters rushed to the scene to put out the flames, but the victim’s car was totally destroyed.
Syed Basri said, “The case has been referred to the Baling District Council regarding animals roaming around in the area. Investigations will be carried out based on rule 10 LN 166/59.”