Lorry Driver Who Lost Control Of His Vehicle Caused An Accident That Killed A Family Of 4

The lorry driver escaped unharmed.

Cover image via NSTP

On Wednesday night, at around 10.50pm, a family of four were killed after a lorry driver lost control of his vehicle, veered it into the opposite lane and collided with a Honda Civic and another car

The three-vehicle collision happened at KM55 along Jalan Kota Tinggi-Bandar Tenggara on the night of 6 February, according to a report in NST Online.

The four, who were in the Honda Civic, died on the spot, and the driver of a Proton Saga suffered injuries, while the lorry driver escaped unharmed.

Among those killed, two were kids aged six and four

The deceased were identified as 34-year-old Mohd Firdaus Januri, who was driving the Honda Civic, his 33-year-old wife Norlia Osman, and their two young children six-year-old Muhammad Adli, and four-year-old Nur Dalili, reported The Star Online.

Their bodies have been sent to the Kota Tinggi Hospital for postmortem.

Image via NSTP

The lorry driver, who is said to be in his 30s, has been detained

A urine test will be conducted as part of an investigation into the accident.

The case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

In another accident on 5 February, three people were burnt to death when the BMW they were travelling in caught fire:

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