Two teenagers killed in head-on motorcycle crash

IPOH - A school dropout and a 14-year-old student were killed in a motorcycle accident near SMK Kg Perak in Taiping on Thursday night.

Abd Rasyid Rosid and Mohd Saharudin Sahrol Azman were travelling in different lanes when they crashed into each other and died at the spot at around 9.20pm.

Abdul Rasyid, 16, was from Bukit Mertajam, while Mohd Saharudin was a student at SMK Kg Perak.

"We are still investigating which motorcycle entered the opposite lane, but both motorcycles collided head-on, resulting in severe damage to both bikes," Taiping OCPD Asst Comm Harrith Kam Abdullah told reporters on Friday.