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Pillion rider dies in motorcycle crash in JB, rider in hospital with serious injuries

Pillion rider dies in motorcycle crash in JB, rider in hospital with serious injuries

JOHOR BARU: A 31-year-old pillion rider was killed and her friend suffered serious injuries after their motorcycle crashed at KM19 Jalan Johor Baru-Ayer Hitam, here.

Johor Baru North deputy OCPD Supt Fariz Ammar Abdullah said the incident occurred at 12.05am on Monday (Nov 7) when the duo was on their way home from work.

“The duo was working as factory operators and were on their way back before the rider suddenly lost control of her motorcycle and crashed.

“The impact caused both of them to suffer serious injuries; the pillion rider was pronounced dead at the location while the other victim, aged 32, is currently being treated at the Sultanah Aminah Hospital,” he said in a statement.

Meanwhile, in an unrelated case, a 57-year-old man was killed after his motorcycle crashed with another vehicle at KM55 Senai Desaru Expressway.

Kota Tinggi OCPD Supt Hussin Zamora said that the incident occurred at 9am when the victim lost control of his motorcycle and went into the opposite lane before crashing with an oncoming vehicle.

“The car driver suffered a serious injury and was rushed to the Sultan Ismail Hospital (HSI) while the motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene by the medical team.

“Another incoming car also crashed into the stopped vehicle, but the driver and the passenger were unharmed,” he said.

Both cases were being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road and Transport Act 1987.



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