Narrow escape for man after tree falls on car
ALOR SETAR - A man had a narrow escape when a tree fell onto his car at Gunung Jerai near Yan today.
Guar Chempedak Fire and Rescue Station operation officer Senior Fire Officer II Mohd Sharifuddin Yaakob said they were alerted to the incident at 6.55 pm.
According to him, when the firemen arrived at the scene, they found a car crushed by an uprooted tree.
"However, the 27-year-old victim managed to get out on his own before the firemen arrived and he was given first aid treatment before being taken to Yan Hospital,” he said in a statement tonight.
Mohd Sharifuddin said work to remove the fallen tree and clear the road was underway.
In the meantime, Yan Civil Defence officer Muhammad Zul Izzi Zulkifli said that the Yan district has been experiencing continuous rain since this morning.
According to the official flood information portal of the Department of Irrigation and Drainage, https://publicinfobanjir.water.gov.my/, three rivers in Kedah, namely Sungai Sintok and Sungai Laka in the Kubang Pasu district and Sungai Gurun, registered readings above the danger level as of 8 pm tonight. - BERNAMA