Three Lamborghinis go
up in flames in
SEREMBAN: THREE Singapore-registered
Lamborghinis heading to Kuala Lumpur
burst into flames after crashing
into each other at Km260 of the
North-South Expressway near Seremban
In the 9.55am incident, the cars,
part of a convoy of five luxury
vehicles, went up in flames
following the collision, causing a
5km traffic snarl. The drivers and
passengers were believed to have
Negri Sembilan Fire and Rescue
department chief Norazam Khamis said
two fire engines with 14 men arrived
at the scene seven minutes later,
but one of the vehicles had been
completely burnt by then. The other
two cars were also burnt.
"However, no casualties have been
reported," he told the New Straits
It is believed that a green
Lamborghini hit the divider and the
other two vehicles trailing it, a
black and an orange Lamborghini,
crashed into it.
Seremban deputy police chief
Superintendent Baharudin Mustafa
said police were still investigating
the incident, including identifying
the model of the cars, as the
vehicles were badly burnt.
He urged the drivers to come forward
to lodge a report and assist in
"So far, no reports have been lodged
by either the drivers or the
passengers," he said, adding that
none of those involved were around
when police arrived at the scene.
Lamborghinis such as the Aventador
LP700-4, Aventador Roadster LP700-4
and Gallardo LP550-2 MLE cost
between RM1.6 million and RM3
The Aventador Roadster, with its
carbon-fibre monocoque, tops the
list in terms of power.
The car is said to be able to reach
100 km/h in 2.9 seconds and has a
top speed of about 349 km/h.
Meanwhile, a 30-year-old mother,
identified as Rasidah Abdul Latip,
and her 10-month-old child were
among three people who died in an
accident involving six vehicles at
Km244.6 of the North-South
Expressway near Senawang here
The 4.30pm incident involved two
lorries, an empty express bus, a
Perodua Myvi, a Toyota Innova and a
motorcycle. Rasidah's husband,
Khairol Nazri Yusof, 34, who
suffered serious injuries was sent
to Tuanku Jaafar hospital (HTJ).
The motorcycle rider broke his leg
while the two lorry drivers and four
passengers in the Toyota Innova
suffered minor injuries. Khairul,
when met at HTJ, said he, his wife
and their 10-month old child were on
their way from Klang to his niece's
wedding in Johor Baru.
He said he suddenly saw a tanker
lorry in a vertical position,
blocking all three lanes.
"It was too late for me to brake.
The last thing I remembered was my
car was knocked from behind.
"I fell unconscious until I woke up
to people rescuing me from the
The third victim was identified as
bus driver Ahmad Zaki Kassim.
Source: NST, 7 Dec 2013