Reporter injured when patrol car in hot pursuit rams m-cycle


PETALING JAYA: A New Straits Times journalist was injured when a police patrol car rammed into his motorcycle near the Sunway toll plaza at the New Pantai Expressway today.

Fernando Fong Kee Soon, 37, had just exited the motorcycle lane when the patrol car hit him about 3pm, NST Online reported.

He suffered serious abrasions to his face and body.

The patrol car was assisting another patrol car to pursue a vehicle when the accident happened, the news portal said.

The policemen in the patrol car abandoned the chase and stopped to assist Fong before calling for an ambulance.

Fong is receiving treatment at the University Malaya Medical Centre.

Fong was on his way to the NST head office in Jalan Riong, Bangsar, at the time of the accident.