SEGAMAT: Three women were killed in a crash that involved three vehicles at Km167 Jalan Johor Bahru-Seremban near Tenang Stesen in Labis here yesterday evening.
Another 11 people, including four children, were injured in the incident, according to Labis fire and rescue operations chief Zakaria Mohamad.
He said 18 firemen from the Labis and Bandar Baru Segamat stations were dispatched to the scene after a distress call was received at 5.16pm.
The crash involved two cars and a sport utility vehicle (SUV), he said.
“Three women died at the scene, while seven others in the same car who suffered injuries were a man, two women, two boys and two girls,” he said in a statement last night.
Two men in the SUV and a woman and a girl in the other car were also injured.
It was learned that the victims who died were senior citizens from Simpang Renggam, Kluang and Benut in Pontian.