The damaged Audi driven by Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) football player was involved in crash with a motorcyclist near Tangkak last night. Pix courtesy of police.

JOHOR BARU: A motorcyclist was killed when he collided with a car driven by Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) football player Muhammad Fazly Mazlan at Km15 of Jalan Sungai Mati-Bukit Gambir, Serom, near Tangkak last night.

Tangkak police chief Supt Mohad Idris Samsuri said the victim, who was in his 30s, died on the spot, while Muhammad Fazly, 23, who was driving an Audi S5, escaped unhurt in the 8.05pm crash.

"Initial investigations show that the motorcyclist, who was from Taman Serom, made a sudden exit at a junction and was attempting to make a U-turn when the mishap occurred.

"The car, which was approaching from behind, hit the rear of the motorcycle," he said when contacted here today.

Muhammad Fazly was heading to Johor Bahru from Serom.

The case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of Road Transport Act 1987. -- BERNAMA

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