Man dies after his car crashes into ditch

SEGAMAT: A man died after the Perodua Kembara driven by him plunged into a ditch in a farm at Simpang Melayu Raya near here.

Bandar Baru Segamat Fire and Rescue station chief Mazuki Ismail said it received an emergency call on Wednesday (March 30) at 12.50pm in regard to the incident.

He said 13 firemen from the station were deployed to the scene with a Light Fire Rescue Tender (LFRT) vehicle, an Emergency Medical Response Services (EMRS) vehicle and a Hilux Utility Vehicle.

“The 56-year old victim identified as Low Haw Lian @ Low Wah Lian was pronounced dead by the Health Ministry medical assistance officer at the scene,” Mazuki said in a statement.

He said the body has been handed over to police for further action.

The operations ended at about 2pm.