Four in family die in Sungai Siput collision

14 Feb 2020 / 10:20 H.

SUNGAI SIPUT: Police have confirmed that only four people, including a baby boy, died in a collision between a car and a trailer at Kilometer 37, Jalan Ipoh-Kuala Kangsar, near Kampung Salak Stesyen here last night.

Sungai Siput District Police Chief Supt Mohd Khaizam Ahmad Shahabudin said the victims who died were a member of the Sungai Siput District Police Headquarters Criminal Investigation Division, Lance Corporal Mohamad Faiz Bakhri, 28, his wife Nik Iedayu Nik Hassan, 30, their toddler son Mohamad Faqih Irsyad, 16 months, and Nik Iedayu’s sister, Nik Ifieka, 28.

Another of the couple’s children, Mohamad Fariz Iskandar, 3, suffered severe injuries and was taken to the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital in Ipoh.

“All the victims who died have been taken to the Sungai Siput Hospital for post-mortem,” Mohd Khaizam said when met at the hospital early this morning. Earlier, a spokesman of the Perak Fire and Rescue Department was reported as saying five people were killed in the crash. — Bernama

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