2 People Crushed To Death After A Piling Rig Fell On Their Car In Klang

It's not clear what led to the rig being collapsed.

In a fatal incident that occurred at 12:30pm today, 4 November, a man and a woman were killed on the spot when their dark blue Perodua Axia was crushed under a piling machine in Klang

The severe impact of the crash totally crashed the top half of the Perodua Axia.

The victims were identified as Abdul Rahim Abdul Rahman, aged 61, a Malaysian, and an Indonesian woman named Nurhayati, aged 56

They were driving through the Jalan Meru industrial area and were believed to be heading towards the Meru main road.

According to reports, the piling machine, which fell directly onto their car, was being used on a construction site on their right.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department was alerted at 12.35pm and a team of 7 firemen were dispatched from Sungai Pinang fire station

According to Selangor Fire and Rescue Department Assistant Director (Operations) Mohd Sani Harul, the victims were pronounced dead by a team of paramedics.

NST reported that their bodies were sent to the Tuanku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital.

Image via NST

It's not the first time such a freak incident involving construction equipment has happened. In August, a female driver was killed after a part of a construction crane hook fell onto her Perodua Kelisa:

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