BACHOK – A motorcyclist was flung onto the roof of an automobile workshop after colliding with a car at Kampung Pak Badol.
The impact of the crash caused the victim, Wan Mohamad Sabaruddin Wan Zakaria, 19, to be catapulted to the rooftop which was more than 3 meters high.
The accident was reported to occurred at 11am yesterday (7 Dec).
The victim was catapulted to the rooftop which was more than three meters height when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a Honda Civic.
Abdul Sukri Mohamad, 59, owner of the vehicle workshop, said he was repairing a vehicle when he heard a loud bang and saw a car and motorcycle skidding to the fence of his workshop.
Arriving at the scene, Mohamad and several villages only found the driver of the car but were unable to locate the motorcyclist.
“We searched for the motorcyclist around the accident area but were surprised because we did not find the victim.”
“A few minutes later, I heard noises coming from the roof of my shop. It was only then that I realised the accident victim was on top the roof,” he explained.
The residents made calls to the Malaysia Civil Defence Force (APM) and fire department to rescue the victim from the roof.
A total of 18 members from various rescue agencies were dispatched to the scene. Among them were police officers, APM and personnel from the Ministry of Health (MOH), as reported by Harian Metro.
According to Bachok District Police Chief Deputy Superintendent Mohamad Ismail Jamaluddin, the accident occurred was when a Honda Civic driven by a 36-year-old Melor man attempted to overtake a Perodua Kancil but collided with a motorcycle travelling in the opposite direction.
The accident lead to a discovery of criminal activities when the police found heroin weighing three grams and other drug substance.
“The driver of the car has been detained by the police. Furthermore, the seizure involved a value of RM3,020.”
Jamaluddin said the case was investigated under Section 44 (1A) (a) of the Road Transport Act 1987 while the drug case was investigated under Section 39A (1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 and Section 15 (1) (a) of the ADB 1952.
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