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Two killed, 1 hurt, when lorry transporting chicken overturns in Jempol

JEMPOL: Two men were killed and one was seriously injured after the vehicle they were travelling in – a lorry transporting processed chicken – skidded and turned turtle at Km36 of Jalan Bahau-Kemayan here at 5.44am today. Jempol district police chief Superintendent Noorzainy Mohd Noor said early investigation revealed that the lorry driver was speeding while negotiating a bend in the road when he lost control, causing the vehicle to skid and overturn. “Two of the victims were trapped in their seats and died at the scene.

“A third man suffered serious injuries and was rushed to the Jempol Hospital for treatment.

Further investigation into the case is ongoing,” Noorzainy said.

The case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for causing death by dangerous driving.

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