Man burns to death in Penang car crash


GEORGE TOWN: A man burned to death after the car he was driving skidded and slammed into a tree, before bursting into flames at Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway near the Batu Uban Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) building here, yesterday.

Oh Chun Guan, 25, died on the spot in the incident at about 8am.

North East District police chief ACP Mior Faridalathrash Wahid said the crash occurred as the man was making his way to the Penang Bridge from Bayan Lepas.

His body was sent to the Penang Hospital.

Jalan Perak Fire and Rescue Department Commander of Operations Zulkifli Ramli said the department took about 10 minutes to put out the blaze. -- Bernama