Three killed, four injured in Lipis road crash

Three killed, four injured in Lipis road crash

KUANTAN: Three women were killed and four men were injured in a road accident involving a car and a van belonging to a security company at Km 84 Jalan Lipis-Merapoh in Lipis yesterday.

Lipis police chief Supt Azli Mohd Noor said the dead were rear-seat passengers Mariam Ariffin, 41, and Che Mazenah Hussin, 61, and front-seat passenger Rosnani Md Daud, 28.Mariam and Che Mazenah died on the spot while Rosnani died at the Kuala Lipis Hospital, he said in a statement.

He said the accident happened at about 2.30 pm when a Toyota Corolla Altis car driven by Rosnani’s husband, heading from Merapoh to Lipis, skidded into the opposite lane after trying to a avoid a motorcycle before colliding with the van.

The injured were car driver Wan Mohd Azizol Wan Daud, 35, van driver Mohd Sofiean Hamzah, 42, and his two colleagues Mohd Zairi Razalan, 62, and Jamsemi Rozi Mohd Taib, 41.– BERNAMA