Elderly couple killed after car plunges 5 stories from car park

KUALA LUMPUR: A couple died when the car they were in plunged five stories from a carpark and crashed onto a fence.

The incident occurred around 8pm Sunday when 71-year-old Paul William Nunis along with his wife, Mary Nunis Nee Mary Rodrigues, 71, were leaving a reunion hosted by the Selangor and Federal Territory Eurasian Association at Duta Vista apartments.

Kuala Lumpur traffic police investigation and traffic law officer Deputy Superintendent S. Markandan said Nunis lost control of the couple's car on the fifth floor car park before crashing through the barrier and plunging down.

"The car fell onto a fence and was impaled by a pole. Both of them died at the scene," he said when contacted.

Nunis was a retiree from Telekom Malaysia and his wife was also retired from Tenaga Nasional.

Their bodies have been sent to Hospital Kuala Lumpur for a post mortem.