FATHER, DAUGHTER AMONG 3 KILLED IN MERSING ROAD ACCIDENT

NUR FARADILLA MOHAMAD

MERSING, Nov 23 (Bernama) -- Three people were killed and five others were injured when two cars collided at Kilometre 15, Jalan Mersing-Endau here today.

Mersing district police chief ASP Mohd Nor Mohd Isa said the deceased were Abdul Manan Ahmad, 59, his daughter Nur Ainil Jannah, 22 who were in a Toyota Vios car and a passenger of the other car, Mahmud Md Aksan, 71.

“In the 5.30pm incident the driver of the Honda City, Mohd Ruzaimie Mahmud, 32, his two children Fatima Az Zahra, 3, Muhammad Ammar Nafis, 5 and two others Siti Kalsom, 63, Siti Soraya Sabtu, 32, were injured,” he said in a statement today.

Mohd Nor said the accident was believed to have occurred when Abdul Manan who was travelling towards Endau from Mersing, lost control of his vehicle and veered into the opposite lane before colliding into the oncoming car driven by Mohd Ruzaimie.

“The bodies of the victims were sent to Mersing Hospital for post mortem,” he said adding that injured were also treated at the same hospital.

-- BERNAMA