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A motorcyclist suffered a broken leg after he collided with a pig at kilometre 121.0 of the North-South Expressway (northbound) near the Bertam exit yesterday, Sinar Harian reported.
According to the Seberang Perai Utara District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner Mohd Radzi Ahmad, the 43-year-old victim who worked in a factory in Perai was heading home in Sungai Petani during the incident.
It was learnt that when he arrived at the scene, a pig was seen crossing the road and the victim failed to dodge the wild animal before hitting it.
“As a result of the incident, the victim was thrown on the road and broke his right leg while his motorcycle was also damaged.
“The victim is currently receiving treatment at a private hospital in Sungai Petani and is reported to be stable,” he was quoted as saying.
A video of the aftermath of the incident also went viral on social media which showed several motorists stopping to help the victim.