BH newsman dies after road accident

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PUTRAJAYA: Berita Harian journalist Mohd Hamizar Abd Hamid died last night after a road accident at about 7pm in Persiaran Barat.

Mohd Hamizar, 43, was believed to be riding a Yamaha 135LC motorcycle when he was involved in an accident at the exit of Lebuh Sentosa near the National Cancer Institute here.

Police confirmed that he died at Putrajaya Hospital at about 8.10pm.

He said the victim was conscious earlier at the scene and had complained of pain on his sides. He was taken to the hospital by an ambulance.

He added that the victim did not have any identification papers on him except for the NSTP media pass.

The cause of the accident is still being determined, he said.

BERNAMA