Motorcyclist dead, under a pile of tar

By Aida Aziz
Photo Bomba Perak

KAMPAR: A man died trapped under a pile of tar in an accident involving a motorcycle and a tar-laden lorry on Tanjung Tualang Road last night.

Assistant Director of Operations Division of the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) Perak, Sabarodzi Nor Ahmad, said the victim, aged in his 40s, was riding a motorcycle and was involved in an accident with a tar-laden lorry.

He said they received a call about the incident at 8.02 pm before personnel from the Kampar Fire and Rescue Station (BBP) arrived at the scene.

“The firefighters then used tools to extract the victim from the pile of tar.

“The victim was pronounced dead by personnel from the Malaysian Ministry of Health (KKM) and handed over to the police for further action,” he said here last night.

The operation involved 13 personnel and ended at 8.55 pm.

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