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A BMW car driver who suffered from a seizure crashed into nine other vehicles at a traffic light in Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Ayer Keroh, around 9.14pm last night (3 June).
New Straits Times reported that the victims were all waiting at the traffic intersection at Taman Chiptaco in front of a supermarket.
While waiting for the lights to turn green, the 38-year-old driver allegedly suffered a seizure which inadvertently caused him to step on the gas pedal.
The car skidded and collided with the other vehicles in front of him. Unfortunately, the driver suffered another seizure and caused a second crash.
According to Melaka Traffic Enforcement Investigation Department, Superintendent Amran @ Mohamad Zaki Omar, the incident injured six people aged between 20 and 73 and involved ten vehicles.
The nine vehicles involved in the crash were two Perodua Myvi, Honda Jazz, Perodua Kenari, Perodua Viva, Perodua Alza, Toyota Corolla Altis, Nissan Frontier and a Proton Persona.
All the victims, including the woman driver of a Perodua Kenari who suffered a broken nose, were treated at the Melaka Hospital.Melaka Traffic Enforcement Investigation Department, Superintendent Amran @ Mohamad Zaki Omar
The case is being investigated under Section 43(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.
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