George Town – A 49-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a head-on collision with a lorry near the Lintang Pondok Upeh junction in Balik Pulau at about 10.30am today.
Self employed Ho Chew Meng was riding on his motorcycle and had apparently lost control of his machine and veered off to ram into a lorry on the opposite lane.
The victim was thrown off and died at the scene .
Ho was on his way home when the accident happened.
His body was sent for a post mortem at the Balik Pulau Hospital.
The 33-year-old lorry driver was unhurt.
A police report was lodged after the accident. – NST