KAMPAR: A traffic police officer was injured after a police car escorting Raja Puan Besar Perak Raja Nazhatul Shima Sultan Idris Shah collided into him from behind at Kilometre 20 Jalan Ipoh-Kuala Lumpur this morning.
Kampar district police chief supt Hasron Nazri Hashim said in the 11am incident, Corporal Mohd Rizal Abdul Rahim from the Traffic Enforcement Investigation Division of the Kampar District Police Headquarters, was hurt in the left foot.
He said the incident occurred between Mohd Rizal who was riding a Honda CBX police motorcycle and two others from the Crime Prevention and Community Safety Division of the Ipoh Police Headquarters, who were in a Proton Ispira car, which was escorting Raja Nazhatul Shima from Ipoh to Makam Raja Bendahara Alang Iskandar (Makam Almarhum Teja) near here.
“When he reached the Lawan Kuda traffic lights, Mohd Rizal stopped his motorcycle and signaled for vehicles traveling from the director of Kampar to stop to give way to the Raja Puan Besar Perak’s convoy.
“Suddenly, a Proton Ispira driven by L/Kpl Mohd Firdaus Ramli who was L/Kpl V.S Devan Raj turned the corner and collided in the back left part of the motorcycle which fell,” he said in a statement, here today.
The accident caused Mohd Rizal to be injured and he was sent to the Kampar Hospital, while the two policemen in the Inspira did not incur any injuries. - Bernama