Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Three highway workers killed by trailer

IPOH: Three highway maintenance workers died on the spot when a trailer crashed into them along KM294 of the North-South Expressway, near Gopeng.

Kampar OCPD Supt Ng Kong Soon said the trailer, which was heading towards Ipoh from Kuala Lumpur, had ploughed into eight Projek Penyelenggaraan Lebuhraya Berhad (Propel) workers on the left lane of the expressway at about 4.30am on Wednesday.

Supt Ng said seven others, including the trailer driver and a co-driver, sustained serious injuries.

He said the workers were conducting some maintenance work there prior to the incident.

He added the the road was wet and on an uphill stretch.

"All victims have been sent to hospitals in Kampar and Ipoh to receive treatment," he said.
Source : Click


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