IPOH: Police are investigating viral video footage showing a group of motorcyclists berating a motorist on the emergency lane at KM 370 northbound on the North-South Expressway near Sungkai yesterday.
Muallim District Police Chief Superintendent Mohd Hasni Mohd Nasir said a report on the incident had been filed and investigations revealed that the driver of the sports utility vehicle (SUV) Mazda, aged 34, who was traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh had stopped at the emergency lane because his pregnant wife was feeling nauseous.
“As soon as he was about to continue on his way, a Toyota Alphard minivan suddenly entered the lane, which caused him to brake suddenly.
“At this time, a Yamaha Y15ZR motorcycle passing in the lane managed to brake but was hit by another Honda RS150R motorcycle which slammed into the minivan.
“A short time later, a Benelli RFS150 motorcycle rammed the Honda RS150R motorcycle from behind and, enraged by the collision, the motorcyclists began to express their anger towards the driver of the Mazda SUV,” he said in a statement. today.
“All the bikers involved suffered minor injuries while the vehicles were slightly damaged,” he said while advising the public to stop sharing the video.-Bernama