Accident News

March 23, 2008 at 1:00 PM

I’m at work but just thought I’d post this news article real quick about the accident that killed the unfortunate Nigerian students from my college Segi College and Sunway College (refer to my previous post)

4 foreign students killed in car crash

PETALING JAYA: The four students killed in the traffic accident on the Damansara-Puchong Highway (LDP) just after midnight yesterday have been identified as Africans.

The fifth student injured in the rented Toyota Vios was in stable condition at Universiti Malaya Medical Centre.

According to police, the students were travelling from Kota Damansara to Bandar Sunway in the middle lane of the LDP.

At Km11.3, near the Kelana Jaya LRT station, they tried to move into the fast lane but knocked into the rear of a Proton Iswara already in the lane.

The Vios spun into the divider and crashed into a bus parked at the LRT station.

Three of the students were killed on the spot, while the other two were sent to the UMMC for treatment. One of the students died on arrival and the other is being treated.The five Africans are studying at Sunway College and SEGi College.The four fatalities have been identified as Hassan Ahmad, 20, Bashir Nuuman, 20, Yasmin Aliyu, 19, and Aisya Abdul Hee, 18. Fatimah Taflima Hassan, 18, is in hospital.The driver of the Proton Iswara was unhurt and has lodged a police report.

Sad, isn’t it?