1 killed in Karak Highway accident

1 killed in Karak Highway accident

PETALING JAYA: A deadly collision between a lorry and a sand truck at KM29 of the Karak Highway left one man dead and another critically injured.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director of operations Mohd Sani Harul said a distress call was received at around 7.40pm Saturday, alerting authorities of the accident.

"Five firefighters from the Selayang Fire and Rescue Department were dispatched to the scene," he said.

Mohd Sani said a victim identified as Mohd Halim Shamsuddin, 43, was pronounced dead by medical personnel at the scene of the crash while another victim, Mohd Azwan, 25, was severely injured in the incident.

The accident is being investigated.

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