Elderly Man Gets Beaten Up For Braking At U-Turn & Causing The Death Of Rider Behind Him

A total of five vehicles were involved in the accident.

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An elderly man was brutally attacked for causing a massive accident that led to the death of an 18-year-old motorcyclist

According to Harian Metro, the accident took place on Saturday, 9 January, at KM13 of Jalan Sungai Petani-Kuala Ketil.

It involved five vehicles and the 18-year-old died at the scene after sustaining severe injuries to his head and chest.

The elderly man was attempting a U-turn when he abruptly hit his brakes.

It was then that the motorcyclist crashed into his car and died on the spot.

Kuala Muda district police chief ACP Adzli Abu Shah told the Malay daily, "A 22-year-old on a motorcycle tried to avoid the man's Proton Saga but hit the rear end of the car. After that, two more motorcycles, one carrying the deceased victim and another rode by an 18-year-old, tried to avoid the car but crashed into its right side."

"Following that, a Perodua Viva driven by a 60-year-old man was also unable to avoid the accident and hit the right side of the car as well as the deceased victim."

He added that another 20-year-old motorcyclist swerved to the right in order to dodge the accident but fell to the ground instead.

"The Proton Saga driver and the 20-year-old escaped with no injuries. The 18-year-old died at the scene due to serious injuries while the rest sustained minor injuries."

The Proton Saga driver was then attacked by other road users.

He was sent to the hospital after being beaten up and hit in the head with a helmet.

Astro Awani reported that the case is being investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

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