A video of a horrible accident that involved 4 vehicles on Jalan Ulu Yam had went viral on social media.
According to Utusan, the incident took place around 8 a.m. on Sunday (10 October).
The 44-second video that went viral on social media was obtained from the dashcam of a car following behind a Mitsubishi Lancer.
In the video, the Mitsubishi Lancer can be seen attempting to overtake another car in front of it in the one-lane road.
The Mitsubishi Lancer then crashes into a lorry that was coming from the opposite direction.
Meanwhile, the Selangor Traffic Police Enforcement and Investigation Department Chief, Supt Azman Shariat said the accident involved 2 other vehicles and they are a Perodua Bezza and a Volkswagen car, apart from the Mitsubishi Lancer and the lorry.
He said the Mitsubishi Lancer driver tried to overtake the Perodua Bezza and the Volkswagen but he did not managed to stop in time to avoid the crash.
Nonetheless, a total of 4 people had sustained injuries from the accident.
“The driver of the Perodua Bezza sustained a broken shoulder and a broken leg, while both of the passengers in the car were also injured and one of them broke their neck. They are currently receiving treatment at Selayang Hospital.” Azman said in a statement.
Besides, the 51 year-old lorry driver also sustained wounds to their leg, while the Mitsubishi Lancer and Volkswagen drivers escaped without any injuries.
Azman said that all parties involved have come forward to lodge police reports except for those in the Perodua Bezza as they are still in the hospital.
The case is being investigated under Section 43 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for careless and inconsiderate driving.