In an incident yesterday, 5 February, at around 6.20pm, a 65-year-old woman along with two men were burnt to death when the BMW they were travelling in caught fire after it crashed into a divider along the SILK Expressway heading towards Sungai Long, Kajang
Earlier reports had stated that two people were burnt to death in the accident.
It is believed that the driver lost control of the vehicle before it skidded and crashed into the divider on the left side of the road
According to Selangor Fire and Rescue Department Assistant-Director (Operations) Norizham Mohd Nudin, the fire destroyed 90% of the vehicle.
"The car was heading towards Sungai Long when it skidded and smashed into the centre divider," the Star Online reported Kajang OCPD Assistant Commissioner Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussof as saying.
"All three victims in the car were trapped in the vehicle when it burst into flames."
So far, no one has come forward to identify the victims or claim the bodies, which are at the Serdang Hospital Forensic Department
After a team from the Fire and Rescue Department extricated the bodies from the car, they were sent to the Serdang Hospital Forensic Department for an autopsy.
According to ACP Ahmad Dzaffir, the victims' deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sample is being obtained to ascertain their identity, reported Bernama.
The case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987, which is death caused by reckless driving
Meanwhile, the BMW had been towed to the Kajang District Traffic Police Headquarters for inspection of its chassis number and by Puspakom.