MORE PICS & Video – MPV Crashed Lorry -11 Dead; 9 Illegal Myanmar Immigrants & 2 Local; 96.1 Km East Coast Highway - Jul 24 07; MPV overloaded -15 pax
The 9 remains of Myanmar decedents were officially transfered from the Hospital mortuary to the representative from the Myanmar embassy . They were taken away and cremated.
ABOVE & BELOW: this MPV Naza Ria was illegally registered as the Road Transport department checked revealed the identity of the registrant used another person Identity car
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ABOVE & BELOW: The 9 remains in their coffins were claimed and taken for cremation.
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In the stealth of night, 13 illegal immigrants from Myanmar were transported from the northern border town into the country via East coast and were on the way to the Kuala Lumpur when the driver of the speeding MPV lost control in thick fog and smashed into the back of the lorry on early Tuesday (24th Jul 07) morning at about 4.30 am. 9 of them perished together with 2 locals. It is a case of human trafficking as none of the 13 illegal immigrants have identification papers on them. 4 are seriously injured and taken to
ABOVE: 96.1km East Coast Highway to KL and BELOW: the MPV beneath the Lorry laden with ore.
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ABOVE: The 4 injured were taken to Termerloh hospital and BELOW: Some of the dead on the roadside.
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ABOVE & BELOW: The twisted mass of the NAZA Ria MPV
Lorry Driver Feverish After Seeing Crashed MPV
MENTAKAB, July 24 (Bernama) -- It was and V. Balamurugan, 23, was, as usual, on the road. He was driving a lorry laden with iron ore from Kuantan to
Balamurugan pulled up on the emergency lane. He and Saravanan got down to have a look (ABOVE) . What they saw made them feverish. "I was shocked to see a Naza Ria multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) lodged under the lorry, and we heard people screaming," he told reporters at the Mentakab police station. Balamurugan, who is from Kampung Makmur in Karak, Pahang, said he saw people trapped in the MPV, some of them unconscious, and there was blood everywhere. He said there were no other vehicles on the road at that time but an MTD Prime highway patrol vehicle arrived soon after to render assistance, followed by firemen and the police. Balamurugan said the place where the accident occurred was a straight stretch of road.
He made a police report on the accident at the police station at about .
In the accident, nine
11 Perish In East Coast Expressway Crash
TEMERLOH, July 24 (Bernama) -- Eleven people including two locals and nine
Temerloh Police Chief Acting ACP Ahmad Fadzilah Mohamed said the accident occurred during thick mist at near the Lanchang toll booth. Four other
The two locals killed were identified as Fauzi Omar, 41, from Kampung Pondok Baru,
He said initial investigation revealed that the MPV which was speeding in thick mist crashed into the rear of the lorry about 2km after the Lanchang toll booth. The driver and attendant of the lorry which was also heading towards
Naza Ria MPV-Lorry Crash 11 Killed - Temerloh 24 Jul 07
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