Couple, 2 kids killed in motorcycle-trailer crash

Police said the motorcyclist lost control of his Yamaha LC 135 and crashed into the trailer on the opposite lane. (Facebook pic)

JOHOR BAHRU: A couple and their two children were killed after the motorcycle they were riding on collided with a trailer at Jalan Kampung Semanggar Dalam, near Kota Tinggi, today.

Kota Tinggi police chief Hussin Zamora said the four who died in the 1.20pm incident were a 39-year-old man, his 27-year-old wife, their five-year-old son and their nine-month-old daughter.

“The man lost control of his Yamaha LC 135 motorcycle at a bend and crashed into the trailer on the opposite lane.

“The motorcyclist and all the pillion riders suffered serious head injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene,” he said in a statement.

He said the 31-year-old trailer driver was unhurt.

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