Three teenage boys were killed while another was seriously injured after the met with an accident while racing on their motorcycles at Jalan Delima, Taman Kota Masai on Friday (22 April).
According to Bernama, Seri Alam OCPD Supt Mohd Sohaimi Ishak said the initial investigations showed that the incident took place at about 10.30 pm when the victims, including pillion riders, were competing among themselves.
“The motorcycles brushed against each other, causing the accident.”
“As a result of the accidents, the victims were thrown off their bikes and landed on the road shoulder and on rocks beside the road,” he said.
He added that the 3 victims killed in the incident were between 15 and 16 years old, while the injured victim is 17.
The case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.
In this regard, Mohd Sohaimi advised the public, especially parents, to monitor their under-aged children’s movement and not allow them to ride motorcycles and take part in illegal racing
In a separate statement, Mohd Sohaimi said the police have detained 2 men aged between 21 and 22-year-old over their dangerous motorcycle stunts.
“The two local men were arrested late Friday (22 April) at Jalan Kota Masai here after a viral video of them performing ‘wheelie’ stunts.”
“The video was recorded last year and has recently gone viral on social media,” he said.
He said police have also seized the motorcycles used in the incident and that the case is being investigated under Section 42(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.