Motorcyclist dies in hit-and-run accident

PORT DICKSON (Bernama) – Police are tracking down a car driver in connection with a fatal accident involving a motorcyclist yesterday.

Port Dickson district Police Chief Superintendent Aidi Sham Mohamed in a statement said the 2.30am incident occurred along Jalan Lukut-Sepang, where motorcyclist, identified as R M Anandan, 28, from Tampin Linggi plantation, was killed.

“The accident was believed to have occurred when a car driver from Sepang heading to Lukut have lost control of the vehicle and entered the opposite lane before colliding with the motorcyclist. The victim was confirmed dead by an assistant medical officer.

“The car was found abandoned near the Ambang Kota food court,” he said.

He said checks on the vehicle found it registered under the name of Ting Ting Ming and bearing postal address in Sepang, Selangor.

“The efforts to detect the car driver is underway,” he said.

The case was investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.