Tragic accident claims lives of family of 4, including 2-month-old baby

ALOR STAR: A family of four including a two-month-old baby were killed and two others were seriously injured when the car they were travelling in collided with a trailer along Jalan Titi Karangan-Baling in Kulim today.

Kulim district police chief Supt Mohd Redzuan Salleh said the Perodua Bezza car, driven by a 32-year-old man, was heading home to Baling from the direction of Kulim when the accident happened.

"The driver, his 30-year-old wife, their two-month-old daughter and the driver's 59-year-old mother-in-law died on the spot.

"Another daughter, aged two years, and a 14-year-old who is the brother of the man's wife were seriously injured and admitted to Hospital Kulim," he said in a statement tonight.

He said police were informed of the accident at 4.45pm, and investigations showed that the car had skidded and entered the opposite lane where it was struck by the trailier, driven by a 57-year-old man.

The trailer driver escaped unhurt, he said. -- Bernama

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