MALACCA, May 24 – A motorcyclist died on the spot after a large billboard collapsed and fatally crushed him at Jalan Limbongan here this morning. A police source said the incident was happen on 7:15am, the motorcyclist was stopping at the Pokok Mangga, Jalan Klebang traffic light junction when he was struck by the advertisement board that collapsed following strong winds and rain.
The police spokesman said the advertisement board was on the left side of the road when it collapsed and hit the motorcyclist while the motorcyclist died on the spot. He added that the post mortem was carried out at about 10.30am. Meanwhile, the victim was also identified as Ahmad Yusop Omar, 64, a security guard from Taman Tangga Batu, Tanjung Keling.