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Elderly woman drives another 400m with corpse on car roof after a hit-and-run accident

A delivery rider died after he collided with a vehicle driven by a senior citizen that was coming from the opposite direction in Kuala Selangor, Selangor last Thursday (23 June).

According to Kosmo, the 26-year-old victim was on his way to Pulau Indah for sightseeing when a Proton Saga, driven by a 67-year-old woman coming from the opposite direction, suddenly entered a junction on the road.

Kuala Selangor district police chief Supt Ramli Kasa said it is believed that the victim did not have enough time to swerve his motorcycle, causing him to crash into the car’s front passenger door at Kilometer 50 on Jalan Klang-Teluk Intan.

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He said the impact of the crash has send the motorcyclist to be thrown onto the roof of the car and he died on the spot.

Meanwhile, the elderly woman did not stop her vehicle after the accident and continued to drive for another 400m.

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The police said the woman was deeply shaken by the accident and immediately drove away from the scene, unaware that she had struck and killed someone with the body still laying on the roof of her car.

It wasn’t until a few members of the public informed her about it did she realise the full gravity of the situation.

The images of the incident has since went viral on social media, show a grey Proton Saga with a badly dented front passenger door and the victim’s body still laying down on top of the vehicle.

According to a follow up report by Berita Harian, the police say the further investigations found that the elderly driver suffers from health problems such as high blood pressure and diabetes.

“The woman also has kidney problems, in addition to walking with a limp,” said Ramli.

The victim’s body was later sent to the Tanjung Karang Hospital for an autopsy while the elderly woman suffered light injuries to her waist.

The case will be investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act for reckless and dangerous driving.

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