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S'porean Man Burns To Death After Crashing Car Into Tree In Johor, Firefighters Recover Remains

Singaporean Man Burns To Death In Johor After Crashing Car Into Tree

Cars are so common and useful in our lives that sometimes we forget how dangerous they can be.

Yesterday (23 Oct), a Singaporean man passed away after crashing into a tree in Johor. The accident that claimed the life of the 62-year-old occurred at 11am.

After the accident, the driver was subsequently trapped in the vehicle, unable to escape from the ensuing fire.

Firefighters eventually extinguished the flames and found his body inside the charred wreck.

Source: China Press

Singaporean man crashes car into tree in Johor

The accident took place at Jalan Pekeliling in Johor. At 11am on 23 Oct, a 62-year-old Singaporean man lost control of his car while driving on that road.

The car crashed into a tree by the roadside, severely damaging it and trapping the driver inside the car, reported China Press.

A fire engulfed the Nissan and burnt the unfortunate driver to death.

Source: China Press

Pasir Gudang Fire and Rescue Station received the emergency call at 11.13am, reported Malay Mail.

Upon arriving at the scene, the 10 firefighters found a Nissan Almera on fire.

They then quelled the flames, revealing the car wrecked horribly and charred through. The crash and fire bent the wheels completely out of place.

Source: China Press

The firefighters covered the victim’s charred corpse with a blue cover and worked on extricating him from the wreckage.

Source: China Press

Eventually, they made it through with tools and handed the body over to the police for investigation.

Source: China Press

Victim dead when firefighters arrived

Speaking to local reporters, the local police chief confirmed that the victim was a 62-year-old ethnic-Chinese Singaporean.

The police sent his body to Pandan Hospital in Johor Bahru.

Last month, a young Malaysian couple burnt to death in a car accident in Selangor, leaving their four-year-old daughter behind.

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Featured image adapted from China Press.

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