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9-Year-Old Girl Dies In Freak Incident, Trapped Under Family Car at Tawar

today25 April 2022

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source: Malaysiakini

In a bizarre accident in Kampung Keledang Luar in the mukim of Tawar yesterday afternoon, a 9-year-old girl was killed after being driven over by the family automobile.

The youngster was playing outside the house with her 7-year-old brother around 2.15 p.m., according to Baling police chief Shamsudin Mamat, and had entered the vehicle parked in front of the house.

According to him, witnesses said the girl was seen playing in the driver’s seat and was suspected of releasing the handbrake, causing the car to move backwards.

β€œThe kid was terrified. She got out of the car and raced to the back to try to stop it from moving, but she was stuck underneath,” he stated earlier today.

Her father and grandmother were not at present at the time of the occurrence.

Her uncle, a 29-year-old ambulance driver had been looking after her and her other siblings, who ranged in age from seven to fifteen.

Hearing the ruckus…

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Written by: Lara Lee


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