KUANTAN – A mechanic died after his motorcycle rammed into a pony believed to have escaped from a farm at KM 89 Lipis-Merapoh Road in Lipis yesterday.
Lipis District Police Chief Supt Azli Mohd Noor said Muhammad Shukri Che Aris, 22, who was riding a Yamaha 125zr motorcycle died on the spot due to severe head and bodily injuries in the incident which occurred near SK Merapoh at 9.40pm.
He said the victim was travelling from Lipis to Merapoh and was unaware of the presence of the pony under the dark-lighted condition.
The pony was also killed in the accident and the owner had been called to the police station to assist in the investigation, he said in a statement here today.
The body of the victim was taken to Lipis Hospital for a post-mortem. – BERNAMA