TELUK INTAN, Feb 22, 2016:
Four people, including three in a family, perished in an accident at Km47.5 Jalan Teluk Intan-Sitiawan here yesterday.
The three in a family were Noh @ Mat Noh Abdul Hamid, 64, his wife, Noriah Hashim, 57, their daughter Nurul Afiqah, 18, and their niece Intan Syafina Razali, 18, all from Kampung Gajah, Seberang Perak.
According to the Hilir Perak police chief Assistant Commissioner Shuhaily Mohd Zain the victims who were in a Perodua Viva were heading to Sitiawan when the tragedy occurred at 5.17pm.
A Toyota Hilux from Sitiawan suddenly skidded and entered their lane before colliding head on with the car, he said in a statement.
All the victims died at the scene.
The Toyota Hilux car, Tan Huo Huat, 44, from Sabak Bernam, Selangor sustained severe injuries and was taken to a private hospital in Ipoh before being transferred to Teluk Intan Hospital.