Car plunges over ravine in JB, mother and three kids injured

JOHOR BARU: A mother and her three young children were injured after their car plunged into a ravine here.

Kempas Fire and Rescue Department operations commander Wan Nor Affendi Wan Yusof said the accident, which took place near a petrol station on the Pasir Gudang Highway near Kempas, was reported at 4.28pm on Wednesday (Jan 24).

“The 33-year-old woman was believed to have lost control of the sedan car. The vehicle then plunged into the 7m-deep ravine and turned turtle.

“Besides the driver, there was an 11-year-old girl and two boys aged four and six years old in the car – all of them sustained injuries,” he said in a statement.

Wan Nor Affendi said after helping the victims out of the overturned vehicle to safety, they were given first aid by the health department’s responders.

The victims were sent to the hospital for the necessary medical attention, he added.