In a tragic accident that happened on Saturday, 10 April, a senior citizen died after he and the motorcycle he was riding were dragged for three kilometres by a pickup truck on Federal Route 98, Pahang
The victim was riding a Honda EX5 from Jerantut to Temerloh
Temerloh police chief ACP Mohd Yusri Othman said that the motorcyclist was believed to have turned to enter the junction on the right before being hit by a Nissan Frontier coming from the opposite direction.
The victim was dragged with the motorcycle for three kilometres before falling on the road.
Mohd Yusri said that an Indonesian man was driving the pickup truck
Footage of the tragic incident can be found below:
Meanwhile, the case is being investigated under Section 41 of the Road Transport Act (APJ) 1987.
Section 41 covers "causing death by reckless or dangerous driving".