Singaporean dies in road accident on Malaysia's Second Link

Singapore See Lam Huat was killed when he lost control of his Porsche while travelling along Malaysia's Second Link Highway (pictured) on Sunday afternoon. PHOTO: ST FILE

JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A 55-year-old Singaporean died on the spot after ramming his luxury car into a road divider before it plunged into a ravine on Malaysia's Second Link highway.

Nusajaya Superintendent Noor Hashim Mohamad said the driver, See Lam Huat, lost control of his vehicle at KM25.6 northbound of the highway at around 4.30pm on Sunday.

"See, who was heading towards Senai, lost control of his Porsche before ramming into the divider on the left and plunged into a ravine.

"The driver died on the spot due to serious injuries while his front passenger sustained minor injuries to her legs," he said in a statement.

Initial investigations showed that the driver was probably at fault as road and weather conditions were good, he added.

"See was sent to Hospital Temenggong Seri Maharaja Tun Ibrahim in Kulaijaya for a post-mortem while the 31-year-old passenger is seeking treatment at Hospital Sultanah Aminah," he added.

Superintendent Noor Hashim also said that the case was classified under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for reckless driving.

He added that the car was completely damaged due to the crash.

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