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Road Accident at Kuala Kangsar, One Casualty Reported

An accident involving two vehicles and a casualty occurred at Jalan Kuala Kangsar-Taman Rengas in Kuala Kangsar near a train station earlier today (May 7).

According to a spokesperson for the Perak Fire and Rescue Department, an emergency call was received at around 1.48pm.

“A squad and a vehicle from the Kuala Kangsar Fire and Rescue Station were rushed to the scene right after.

“Upon arrival, it was shown that a loadless trailer had collided with a Proton Preve.

“The Proton Preve belonged to the Kuala Kangsar Syariah Court Judicial Department. Its driver succumbed to injuries on the spot.

“Rescue tools were used to remove the deceased victim from the crash site. His remains were handed over to the police for further actions,” he explained.

The operation which ended at around 3.15pm was led by Senior Fire Officer II Ahmad Syauqi Afiq Che Darus.

 

Chris Teh

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