A man who tried to help a crash victim but was killed by a 4WD after being hit

KOTA TINGGI – A good Samaritan died trying to assist the driver of an accident car near here.

Kota Tinggi OCPD Supt Hussinzamora said that the 35-year old man stopped his car by the roadside on Jalan Sungai Rengit – Kota Tinggi at KM18.8 and got out to assist when he was struck by a 4-wheel-drive vehicle on Thursday evening (June 6).

Supt Hussin stated that the vehicle was driven by a man of 27 years old travelling with two other co-workers.

The victim died immediately from his injuries. His body was taken to the Kota Tinggi Hospital in order to undergo a postmortem.

Supt Hussin stated that the driver and two passengers of the 4WD also suffered injuries and were taken to the same hospital.

He said that the driver of the car was treated for minor injuries at the KPJ Pasir Gudang Specialist Hospital.

Supt Hussin stated that the case was being investigated in accordance with Section 41(1) Road Transport Act 1987.

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