Muar – Four men were killed after the Proton Wira that they were traveling in collided with a lorry along Batu 12, Jalan Air Hitam near here today.
In the 1.40pm incident, all four victims who are believed to be close friends, were killed on the spot.
The impact of the accident had caused the car to be a wreck where two of its occupants were also flung out.
It is learnt that the car was from Batu Pahat and traveling towards Muar when it tried to overtake another car, but collided with the lorry.
The remains of the victims were sent to the Sultanah Fatimah Specialist Hospital for a post-mortem, while the lorry driver is being treated for serious body injuries in the same hospital.
Muar police chief Assistant Commissioner Azman Ayob said police have classified the case under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for reckless driving and causing death. – NST