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Trio burnt to death as car bursts into flames

Written by: mottaman | 06 Feb 2019 15:36
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06 Feb 2019 15:36
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Three people - two men and a woman were burnt to death along the Silk Highway after the BMW they were in burst into flames after crashing into a divider.

Police said the incident occurred about 6.20pm yesterday at KM6.9 of the highway.

"The car was heading towards Sungai Long when it skidded and smashed into the centre divider.

"All three victims in the car were trapped in the vehicle when it burst into flames," police said when contacted by The Star.

The bodies were extricated from the vehicle by Fire and Rescue Department personnel and sent to the Serdang Hospital for a post-mortem and DNA analysis.

Police have since identified the woman as a 65-year-old from Taman Anggerik Emas.

The the vehicle has been towed to the Kajang police headquarters for checks on its chassis number.

The case has been classified as reckless driving under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

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