Motorcyclist killed in five-vehicle pile-up

MELAKA, May 30 (Bernama) — A motorcyclist was killed and four others were injured in a crash involving five motorcycles at KM190.7 south-bound in Jasin here today.

Jasin police chief DSP Ahmad Jamil Radzi identified the dead as Mohd Afirzul Hamzah, 35, a lorry driver from Jementah, Johor.

He was riding in a convoy of 20 motorycles heading from Simpang Ampat, Alor Gajah to Johor when the accident happened at about 2 am.

“One of the convoy members, Zakrul Ariffin Minhat, 20, hit an object on the road believed to be a vehicle tyre fragment, lost control, and fell onto the road.