Driver Crashes Into Lorry From Opposite Direction After Trying To Overtake Car In Front

The 44-second clip was obtained from the dashcam of a car following behind a Mitsubishi Lancer. A total of four people were injured.

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A video of a car crashing into a lorry on Jalan Ulu Yam recently went viral on social media

According to Utusan Malaysia, the incident took place around 8am on Sunday, 10 October.

The 44-second clip was obtained from the dashcam of a car following behind a Mitsubishi Lancer and it has been circulating on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

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In the video, the Mitsubishi Lancer can be seen trying to overtake another car in front of it before crashing into a lorry that was coming from the opposite direction

Selangor Traffic Police Enforcement and Investigation Department chief Supt Azman Shariat told Utusan Malaysia that the accident also involved a Perodua Bezza and a Volkswagen car.

The Mitsubishi Lancer driver tried to overtake the Perodua Bezza and the Volkswagen did not stop in time to avoid the crash.

A total of four people sustained injuries from the accident

The driver of the Perodua Bezza sustained a broken shoulder and a broken leg, while both of the passengers in the car were also injured and one of them broke their neck. They are currently receiving treatment at Selayang Hospital.

On the other hand, the 51-year-old lorry driver sustained wounds to their leg. The Mitsubishi Lancer and Volkswagen drivers escaped without any injuries.

Azman said that all parties involved have come forward to lodge police reports except for those in the Perodua Bezza as they are still in the hospital.

The case is being investigated under Section 43 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

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