A policeman was killed when his car skidded and crashed into a rubber tree at Jalan Besar Palong 8 here on Saturday night. (File pix)

JEMPOL: A policeman was killed when his car skidded and crashed into a rubber tree at Jalan Besar Palong 8 here on Saturday night.

Lance Corporal Asynur Aref Abbas, 28, died at the scene due to severe head and body injuries in the 10.30pm incident.

Asynur, who was attached to the Sungai Besi Police Station in Cheras, was driving alone back to his hometown in Kampung Serting Hilir here when the crash occurred.

"Initial investigations revealed that the victim had lost control of his vehicle before it skidded and crashed into a tree," said Jempol district police chief Superintendent Muhd Nur Hishamuddin Hashim.

He added that Asynur’s body was sent to the Jempol Hospital for a post-mortem, and that the case is being investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

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