Seven-year-old girl killed in Iskandar Puteri crash

ISKANDAR PUTERI: A seven-year-old girl was killed in an accident involving two cars at Persiaran Indah Utama, Bukit Indah, this morning.

Iskandar Puteri acting police chief Superintendent Ibrahim Mat Som said the district Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department received information about the crash at 1.38pm.

"According to initial findings, the collision took place around 10am when a Perodua Axia collided with a BMW X1." he said.

Ibrahim said the driver of the Axia, a 40-year-old man, sustained leg injuries, while his seven-year-old daughter did not survive the impact.

Despite efforts to rush her to the hospital, she succumbed to her injuries en route.

"The driver of the BMW X1, a 56-year-old local woman, suffered injuries to her head and body.

"All surviving victims are currently receiving treatment at the hospital," he added.

Authorities are investigating the incident under Section 4(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987, focusing on reckless and dangerous driving as the cause.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Inspector Muhammad Hafizzudin Hamdan at 07 510 1322.

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