REMBAU: Two Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) students from the Rembau campus were killed after the motorcycles they were on were involved in an accident at Km2, Jalan Kundur-Pilin here early today.
Rembau police chief Hazri Mohamad said Adib Roszaidi, 21 and Aiman Roslee, 21, were confirmed dead by paramedics who arrived at the scene.
Another victim, a pillion rider of one of the motorcycles, Faiz Ilham Abdul Jalal, 21, was brought to Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital in Seremban after sustaining serious injuries in the 1.15am incident.
“All of them are fifth-semester students at Rembau UiTM. The accident involved two motorcycles, one with Adib and another with Aiman, who was carrying a pillion rider.
“Preliminary investigations reveal that Adib, who was from Kundur heading to Pilin, lost control of his motorcycle and hit a Telekom Malaysia pole, causing it to break and fall onto the road,” he said in a statement here today.
The other motorcyclist, Aiman, with his pillion rider, was unable to avoid the falling pole and also crashed, he said.
Both motorcyclists sustained head and internal injuries and died at the scene of the accident.