KLANG: Two friends were killed when the car they were travelling in, skidded and plunged into a river in Kapar here early yesterday.
S. Ponnudurai, who was driving the Proton Saga, and A. Balasugantharajan, both 21, are believed to have drowned following the accident about 3.10am.
Ponnudurai died on the way to the Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital (TARH) while a team of fire and rescue department personnel located Balasugantharajan’s body in the river – about four kilometres from the scene of the accident – at 12.45pm today.
The bodies were sent to the TARH.
Klang Utara District Police Headquarters Traffic chief, ASP Zawary Mahadi, said the accident occurred when the Proton Saga exited Bukit Kapar from Kuala Selangor.
At that juncture, it was said to have skidded and plunged into the river.- BERNAMA