A 60-Year-Old Woman Was Killed In A Subang Jaya Hit-And-Run Accident By Speeding White Car

Police are appealing for witnesses to assist in the investigation.

Cover image via Google Maps/SJ Echo (Edited by SAYS)

A 60-year-old woman tragically passed away following an early morning hit-and-run accident in Subang Jaya yesterday, 24 January

The woman, A. Tamlarassy of PJS 6/58 in Desa Mentari, worked as a school cleaner at SMK USJ 4.

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According to New Straits Times, the victim was crossing the road along Persiaran Tujuan with her colleague when a speeding white car rammed into her.

CCTV recordings captured the moment the speeding car rammed into the victim which flung her into the air

Image via SJ Echo

A. Tamlarassy reportedly landed 50 metres away from the crash site, while the suspect continued to drive on without stopping.

The victim succumbed to severe head, leg, and bodily injuries at the scene. Her body was sent to Universiti Malaya Medical Centre for a post-mortem.

Meanwhile, her male colleague was unhurt in the incident as he managed to escape onto the curb that divided the roads and avoid the speeding car.

Police have classified the incident as a hit-and-run and are appealing for any witnesses of the incident to step forward

"Anyone with information on the crash or the car owner can contact us," said Subang Jaya district police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohammad Azlin Sadari, reported New Straits Times.

"Car repair workshops can also keep an eye out for cars with front repairs and a damaged bumper."

CCTV recordings show that the suspect suffered serious damage to the car. Car repair workshops have been asked to keep an eye out for cars seeking such repairs.

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The case is being investigated under Section 41 (1) (A) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for causing death by reckless or dangerous driving.

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