Sales assistant dies after being run over by bus
Last Update: 04/10/2019
ALOR SETAR, Oct 4 (Bernama) -- A sales assistant died after she was run over by a bus at KM7.5 of the Kuala Nerang-Pokok Sena route near Padang Terap last night.
Padang Terap police chief DSP Noh Idris said in the 9 pm incident, victim Cik Puspa Omar, 26, who was heading from Pokok Sena to Kuala Nerang on her motorcycle, rammed into a cow after failing to avoid the crossing animal, and fell onto the middle of the road.
"At the same time, a bus was believed to have hit the victim, dragging her about 150m from the scene," he said in a statement today.
He said the victim was also hit by a car driven by a 36-year-old man as he failed to steer away in time.
"The driver of the car was not injured, while the victim's body was taken to Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital (HSB) in Alor Setar for post-mortem," he added.