BUKIT MERTAJAM, April 4 — A man was killed after the car he was driving skidded before crashing into a tree, in an accident along Jalan Kubang Semang-Penanti, here today.
According to a spokesperson of the state Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) operation centre, the victim, Musa Ali, 57, died at the scene, as a result of being pinned to the driver’s seat, in the 2.30pm incident.

“The victim, who was driving a Perodua Myvi car and travelling alone, was believed to have lost control of the vehicle, before skidding and crashing into a tree.
“The trapped victim was removed by the firefighters, and was confirmed dead by the medical team at the scene,” he said.
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He said that the victim’s remains were sent to Bukit Mertajam Hospital for a post-mortem. — Bernama