Food delivery rider flung into ditch after being hit by car in Johor

JOHOR BARU: A 29-year-old food delivery rider was flung into a ditch at Jalan Keembong 49 in Taman Johor Jaya here in an accident.

Johor Jaya Fire and Rescue Department operations commander Kilok Anak Lambas said the rider was hit by a Proton Saga near a petrol station along the road before plunging into the 1.5m deep ditch around 1.30pm on Saturday (Sept 19).

“A team of nine firemen and medical personnel carefully carried the victim out of the ditch using a stretcher, ” he said.

Kilok added that the victim was carried out of the ditch at 1.55pm and suffered from injuries on his left leg and body.

The victim was handed over to an ambulance for medical treatment, he added.