69yo M’sian Woman Dies After Her Motorcycle Crashes Into MPV In Batu Pahat

She was trapped under the MPV.

A peaceful afternoon became tragic when a 69-year-old woman lost her life after her motorcycle collided with a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV).

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In the incident that took place around 4 p.m., the seriously injured victim was trapped under the car during the incident on Jalan Utama Putera Indah, Tongkang Pechah.

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A crane had to be used to extract an elderly woman with the help of onlookers. She was then taken to Sultanah Nora Ismail Hospital (HSNI) for further treatment.

Crane used to remove 69yo woman
Photo via Harian Metro

However, after more than two hours of treatment, the 69-year-old victim was pronounced dead due to severe head injuries.

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Harian Metro reported that the Acting Police Chief of Batu Pahat District, Superintendent Shahrulanuar Mushaddat Abdullah Sani, said the accident happened when a Toyota Estima MPV, driven by a 33-year-old woman, was heading towards Tongkang Pechah.

He mentioned that the motorcycle ridden by the victim suddenly emerged from a junction upon arriving at the location.

Motor of 69yo m'sian crashes with mpv batu pahat
Photo via Oriental Daily

As a result, the Estima driver could not avoid a collision, and caused the victim to be trapped under the MPV after the crash.

The seriously injured victim was then taken to HSNI for further treatment, but at 6:30 p.m., the hospital confirmed the victim had died while receiving treatment.

Meanwhile, the SUV driver, a 33-year-old local woman, was not injured.”

Shahrulanuar said initial investigations found the deceased was a homemaker residing in Taman Bukit Perdana (Longhua Villa).

The case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987. If found guilty, the offender could face a minimum of two years to a maximum of ten years in prison or a fine ranging from RM5,000 to RM20,000.

The police also requested the cooperation of the public who have information about this incident to make a report at any nearest police station or through the Johor Contingent Police Hotline at 07-2212999 or the Batu Pahat IPD Police Hotline at 07-4343999.

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