A Baby Was Killed In A Freak Car Accident After Being Flung From Her Father's Arms

The nine-month-old succumbed to her severe head injuries yesterday.

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On 11 March, a nine-month-old baby died after she was thrown out of a car following a collision involving three vehicles in Seremban

According to New Straits Times, the freak accident took place on Kilometer 19.3 of the Jalan Seremban-Simpang Pertang federal road in Negeri Sembilan at 7.30pm.

The victim's mother was driving towards Titi when she lost control of her car and crossed into the opposite lane of incoming traffic

Deputy Superintendent Kamarul Rizal Jenal said that Lim Hui Chee, 25, was trying to take a turn when she lost control of her Toyota Vios and collided with a Honda Civic coming from Kuala Klawang. 

"The victim's car is believed to have spun several times before being hit by a Proton Saga which was also coming from the Kuala Klawang direction," he explained.

Due to the impact of the collision, the baby girl sitting on her father's lap was thrown out of the car into the middle of the road

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Nine-month-old Wong Qan Ton was rushed to Jelebu Hospital before being referred to Tuanku Jaafar Hospital. 

Unfortunately, she succumbed to her severe head injuries and was confirmed dead at 7.50am yesterday.

The driver of the Proton Saga, Luqman Al Hakim Fouzar, suffered neck injuries in the crash while the driver and passenger of the Honda Civic did not suffer any harm

The police are investigating the incident under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act, 1987.

The news of the baby's tragic death shocked netizens on social media, who made comments emphasising the need for babies and infants to sit in their car seats

The commenters pointed out that many deaths have resulted from failure by parents to ensure that their children are seated in car seats. 

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