Four members of a family were killed when the car they were travelling in collided head-on with a lorry in Jalan Tualang-Bukit Sekechung in Pokok Sena near Alor Star, Kedah today.
The four, including a couple, Shafie Hamid, 60, and his wife Che Faridah Ani, 55, died at the scene in the 2.30pm crash.
Also killed in the accident were Shafie's two children, Mohd Ittilal, 26, who was behind the wheel of the Perodua Viva, and Nurul Faiz, 24,
Shafie's youngest child, Mohd Iqbal Zakuan, 15, who was in the back-passenger seat was seriously injured.
He was rushed to the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital in Alor Star in critical condition.
The driver of the lorry escaped with minor injuries and has been detained to assist in investigation.
The family was heading towards Alor Star when the accident occurred.