A man were killed in collision near Baling


Two men were killed when the van they were driving was hit by a car in Jalan Baru Kulim, Baling - Grik, near Batu Tujuh Kampung Balik Wind, Kuala Ketil, It is believed that the incident was happened at 9.40pm, victim by the name - Che Kak Idris, 51 from Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang was on the way from Baling to Kulim before collide with the car of a man who was driving from opposite direction. 

In the initial investigation, believed that the accident occurred when the man was overtaking another vehicle but he could not avoid when the victim who driving the van came from opposite direction before the collision. – said District Police of Baling Chief Superintendent Shariffuddin. 

According to him, the victims were trapped before being sent to the Sultan Abdul Halim Hospital, Sungai Petani and was pronounced dead at 12.10pm last night due to the incident. "The driver of the car was also sent to the hospital as he badly injured. "The case is being investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for reckless driving causing death," said Shariffuddin.