CHUKAI: Two more people involved in a crash at Km153 Jalan Jerangau-Jabor in Cheneh near here yesterday afternoon have died, taking the total number of deaths in the incident to six.
Kemaman district police chief Hanyan Ramlan said the two died in hospital, and the other four were killed at the scene.
Earlier, Cheneh fire and rescue operations commander Hafiezul Mohamad said the department received an emergency call at about 4.45pm.
He said five personnel from the Cheneh fire and rescue station and six others who were at the Perasing rest and service area went to the site.
“The first car, with eight on board, was heading from Bukit Besi in Dungun to Bandar Baru Cheneh, Kemaman.
“The second car, with five on board, was travelling from Perasing, near Jabor, and heading towards Batu Rakit in Kuala Nerus,” he said.
The identities of the victims had not yet been determined.