V. Jogesvaran, 24 from Taman Maju Jaya died in an accident yesterday. Pix courtesy of Police

JASIN: A 24-year-old motorcyclist died on the spot when he was struck by an oncoming car at Km17 Jalan Bemban-Tehel yesterday.

The motorcyclist, V. Jogesvaran from Taman Maju Jaya, was headed from Melaka town to Bemban at 7.30pm when his bike grazed a lorry.

This caused the motorcycle to veer into the opposite lane and collided with an oncoming Proton Saga.

Jogesvaran died of head injuries at the scene.

His body was sent to the Jasin Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

The 69-year-old Proton Saga driver did not sustain any injury.

Jasin district police chief Deputy Superintendent Arshad Abu said the case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for causing death by reckless driving.

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