Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Local jockey killed in car accident

From theStar:-

IPOH: A horse-racing jockey died after he lost control of his Proton Iswara which crashed into a drain.

Lim Cheng Woei, 27, from Sungai Puyu, Butterworth, died on the spot after the 8.40am incident yesterday, which occurred at Jalan Medan Ipoh.

A police spokesman said Lim was pinned in his car and had suffered serious head injuries.

Tragic loss: A tow truck operator retrieving the car from the drain in the accident which took the life of Lim (below, left) at Jalan Medan Ipoh yesterday.

“Initial investigations showed that the victim was on his way to Medan Ipoh from Jalan Medan Ipoh 1 but lost control while negotiationg a bend,” he said.

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