Iron Rod Flies Off From Lorry & Lodges Right Into M’sian Man’s Arm In Kuantan

Final Destination vibes.
Accidents can happen anytime, anywhere when one’s on the road. But it’s not everyday where you have a metal rod flying right through the windshield before piercing into your arm.

A man in Kuantan had a close shave with death after a metal rod went flying off from a lorry and went straight through the windshield and got stuck in his left arm. Ouch!

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Iron rod flies off from lorry, pierces man’s arm

Photos of the horrific incident were first shared on the Facebook group ‘Warga Kuantan Official’ yesterday (May 9) and later reshared on X (formerly Twitter).

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According to the post, the incident occurred along Jalan Pantai Sepat in Kuantan at around 3pm.

As seen from the photos, one showed a hole on the car windshield where the metal rod went flying through, while another showed the metal rod firmly lodged into a man’s left upper arm.

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The caption also wrote that the lorry from which the metal rod fell off from was green in colour and was driving well above the speed limit.

Police tracking down lorry driver

NST later reported that police are now on the hunt for the lorry driver as the victim’s car didn’t have a dashcam.

Kuantan district police chief Assistant Commissioner Wan Mohd Zahari Wan Busu said the victim was sent to the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital for treatment while the 75cm-long metal rod was still in his arm.

Photos of man getting pierced by metal rod in kuantan
Photos via X/@HezeriSamsuri & FB/Warga Kuantan Official

“The metal object caused the victim to suffer bleeding. He appeared shaken after the incident.

“The case is now being investigated under Section 337 of the Penal Code for causing hurt by an act which endangers life, or the personal safety of others,” he said.


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