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Trailer driver, attendant killed in crash at KL-Karak highway

12 Apr 2021 / 09:36 H.

KUANTAN: A trailer driver and its attendant were killed after the vehicle skidded and overturned at Kilometre 43.4 of the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Expressway in Bentong yesterday.

Pahang Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department head Supt Kamarulzaman Jusoh said the two victims, who were pinned in the trailer, died at the scene in the crash which occurred about 9pm.

He identified the victims as trailer driver Izani Hasri Azmi, 44, from Marang, Terengganu, and the attendant as Yusoff Mat Zain, 63, from Kuantan.

“The accident is believed to have occurred after the trailer driver, who was heading towards Bentong, was believed to have lost control of the wheel, causing the vehicle to skid and hit a road divider before it overturned,” he said it a statement today.

He said firemen took almost an hour to remove the victims from the wrecked trailer. - Bernama

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