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Director killed, doctor injured in head-on collision near Gua Musang

KOTA BARU, June 4 — The principal of a primary school died this morning while a doctor was injured in an accident at Kilometer 71, Jalan Kota Baru-Gua Musang, near here.

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Kuala Krai police chief Supt Mazlan Mamat said a Perodua Myvi car driven by a 26-year-old doctor was heading towards Tanah Merah from Gua Musang at 6.50am when the driver lost control and veered into the opposite lane before crashed into the Perodua Kelisa car. managed by the 52-year-old director.

“As a result of the impact and serious injuries sustained during the accident, the director died while being treated at the Emergency Department of Sultan Ismail Petra Hospital (HSIP) in Kuala Krai, while the doctor who sustained injuries to his chest, is being treated at Sultan Ismail Petra Hospital. HSIP.

“The matter is being investigated under section 41(1) Road Transport Act 1987 and a thorough investigation will be conducted,” he said in a statement today.

Mazlan urged anyone with information about the accident to contact Kuala Krai Traffic Police to assist the investigation. – Bernama