MARANG: A six-month old toddler was killed while another four persons suffered serious injuries when the car they were travelling in skidded and rammed into a tree near Mercang here today.
Nur Arisya Sofia died of severe internal injuries enroute to the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital after the incident which occured at KM5, Jalan Kuala Terengganu-Kuantan here at about 5am.
Nur Arisya's mother Wan Nor Fairus Wan Abdullah, 25, was driving from Malacca to their home in Kampung Losong, Kuala Terengganu when the accident occurred.
It was learnt that Nur Arisya was sitting on her father's lap on the front passenger seat.
Two other sibling aged five and two were also injured in the crash.
All the four, who suffered serious injuries, were sent to the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, district police chief Deputy Superintendent Mohd Suhaimi Ali confirmed the incident.
The case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road and Transport Act 1987 for reckless driving.