BAHAU: Police today obtained a four-day remand order against a lorry driver to facilitate investigations into a road accident that killed eight people at KM25 of the Keratong-Bahau road yesterday.
The remand which took effect today was issued by magistrate Mohamad Redza Azhar Rezali, here.
The driver was believed to have caused the collision involving his lorry and a Proton Exora, Perodua Myvi and Toyota Vios.
The driver arrived at the Bahau magistrate court at 11am and clad in orange lock-up outfit.
In the 2.20pm accident yesterday, the lorry was believed to have collided with the Proton Exora, Toyota Vios and Perodua Myvi.
The six occupants killed in the Proton Exora were Wan Mohd Fauzi Wan Ibrahim, 51; Masnoraida M Yusoff, 45; and their children Wan Muhammad Muhaimin, 22; Wan Nor Athirah, 18; Wan Mohd Amar Haziq, 13; and Wan Nor Alisya, 7.
The accident also killed a husband and wife travelling in the Perodua Myvi who were Osman Mohamed Taip, 31 and Rosniza Othman, 32, while their three year old son was badly unjured.
The lorry driver and the driver of the Toyota were uninjured.