Materia Medica Malaysiana

September 11, 2007

Another ambulance involved in accident

Filed under: Uncategorized — malaysianmedicine @ 10:03 am

Star: ALOR STAR: Barely a day after the Auditor-General’s report on ambulances being involved in road accidents was made public, a Civil Defence Department ambulance carrying six people was involved in a collision here.
All escaped unhurt in the 10.50pm incident on Sunday at the Jalan Lencongan Barat-Lebuhraya Sultan Abdul Halim junction here.
The ambulance was on its was to send Ku Saad Ku Senawi, 71, from Kampung Selarong Batak, Yan, to Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital here when the incident occurred.
Driver Mohd Som Mohd Said, 43, said he was driving along Lebuhraya Sultan Abdul Halim with the siren on when a car suddenly came out of Jalan Lencong Barat.
He said he hit the right side of the car causing it to swerve and stop in the middle of the junction.
It is learnt that three people in the car suffered minor injuries.
All of them were rushed to the hospital in two other ambulances.
Only Ku Saad and the three victims from the car were warded.
They are reported to be in stable condition.
Kota Star OCPD Asst Comm Frederick Liso Senap confirmed the incident.

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