JOHOR BARU: A married couple was killed and 10 other people were slightly injured in an accident involving five cars at Km59 of Jalan Sungai Rengit-Kota Tinggi near Kota Tinggi on Sunday night, police said yesterday.
The dead were Jamaludin Chemin, 56, and his wife Maimunah Abd Wahab, 52, of Felda Penggeli Timur, Kulai, Kota Tinggi Police chief Supt Ahsmon Bajah said in a statement.
He said they died at the Kota Tinggi Hospital.
Ahsmon said a Toyota Caldina heading from Sungai Rengit to Kota Tinggi veered out of control onto the opposite lane and crashed into the other vehicles, a Perodua Axia, Proton Iswara, Perodua Myvi and Proton Exora.
The injured people were treated at the Kota Tinggi Hospital, he said. — Bernama