Friday, November 4, 2011

Motorcyclist killed after knocking into a cow

KUANTAN: A motorcyclist was killed when his motorcycle hit a cow at KM26 Jalan Pekan-Rompin, last night.

Pahang Traffic/Administration Enforcement Officer ASP Zainalabidin Othman said during the 8pm incident, Mohd Azizul Hakim Kamaruddin, 21, who was on his way to Kuantan from Nenasi, Pekan with his cousin was killed in the accident.

"Upon reaching the site of the accident, a cow suddenly crossed the road and the victim could not avoid the collision in time," he told reporters here today.

Meanwhile, in an unrelated incident, a lorry driver died when his lorry lost control and turned turtle at KM59 Jalan Lipis-Merapoh at about 4.30am. Zainalabidin said the victim, Azman Jamaluddin, 35, and his assistant were on their way from Lipis to Merapoh when the lorry carrying books lost control and overturned while descending a sharp corner. 

Azman died at the spot while his assistant suffered minor injuries. -- BERNAMA

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