British runner hurt in accident in Penang

British runner hurt in accident in Penang
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GEORGE TOWN: On the way back to her apartment after taking part in the Penang Bridge Half Marathon, an Englishwoman met with an accident and fractured her right leg.

The woman in her 20s, whose name has been withheld by the police, was heading back to Tanjung Bungah when her motorcycle collided with a car at the Jalan Udini underpass.

The accident also injured two other youths, both 23, who were on another motorcycle.

They were travelling from Jalan Tunku Kudin towards Jalan Masjid Negeri just before the accident happened at 7.20am yesterday.

George Town OCPD Asst Comm Mior Faridalathrash Wahid said the woman received treatment at the Penang Hospital and was transferred to Gleneagles Hospital for further treatment.

"The two youths, who had minor injuries, also received hospital treatment.

"The driver of the car, a 42-year- old woman, turned herself in to the police after the accident," he said.

ACP Mior Faridalathrash said the case has been classified as careless and inconsiderate driving under Section 43(1)(A) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

He also said that no motorcycles were allowed to use the Jalan Udini underpass.GEORGE TOWN: On the way back to her apartment after taking part in the Penang Bridge Half Marathon, an Englishwoman met with an accident and fractured her right leg.

The woman in her 20s, whose name has been withheld by the police, was heading back to Tanjung Bungah when her motorcycle collided with a car at the Jalan Udini underpass.

The accident also injured two other youths, both 23, who were on another motorcycle.

They were travelling from Jalan Tunku Kudin towards Jalan Masjid Negeri just before the accident happened at 7.20am yesterday.

George Town OCPD Asst Comm Mior Faridalathrash Wahid said the woman received treatment at the Penang Hospital and was transferred to Gleneagles Hospital for further treatment.

"The two youths, who had minor injuries, also received hospital treatment.

"The driver of the car, a 42-year- old woman, turned herself in to the police after the accident," he said.

ACP Mior Faridalathrash said the case has been classified as careless and inconsiderate driving under Section 43(1)(A) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

He also said that no motorcycles were allowed to use the Jalan Udini underpass.

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