Father and infant son drown

JASIN - A five-month-old boy and his father drowned when their car plunged into a river after a collision.

Putra Muhammad Arif and his father Muhammad Faris Zainal Abidin, 27, died in the tragedy at 5.30pm yesterday at Kampung Sebatu in Sungai Rambai here.

His mother Harish Diana Zakaria, 24, is in critical condition.

Muhammad Faris was driving the car when the crash occurred between two vehicles at a road junction.

Both vehicles plunged into the river due to the impact.

Eyewitness Abdul Said Nikmat, 48, said the narrow stretch was an accident prone area.

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