23-Year-Old Singaporean Motorcyclist Collides With Motor Trailer In Tuas Second Link Accident
On Friday (4 Aug) night, a Singaporean man was involved in a motorcycle accident at the Tuas Second Link.
Sadly, he passed away as a result of the crash, which reportedly occurred when his motorbike collided with a motor trailer.
Source: Google Maps
His father has said it’s “heartbreaking” that he has seen his son for the last time.
Accident involving motorcyclist occurred on Second Link at 10.30pm
The Malaysian police received an alert on the accident at 10.30pm on Friday (4 Aug), the Iskandar Puteri police district told The Straits Times (ST).
It took place near the 9.5km mark of the Tuas Second Link.
The motorcyclist, 23-year-old Mr Mohamad Ilyas Ilyasa Mohamad Ismadi, and his pillion rider Nur Surya Emelya Mohamad Imran, 22, were heading toward Johor Bahru.
Motorcyclist flung onto the road during Second Link accident
The two Singaporeans reportedly collided with the back of a motor trailer, Assistant Commissioner of Police Rahmat Ariffin said.
They were then flung onto the road.
Unfortunately, Mr Ilyas passed away at the scene.
A photo circulating over Telegram shows a man wearing a helmet lying on the road, with a pool of blood near him.
Source: Telegram via Shin Min Daily News on Facebook
Another person can also be seen lying on the road next to him.
Pillion rider sent to hospital
The pillion rider, Ms Nur Surya, was sent to the hospital unconscious, the police told ST.
Thankfully, she survived the accident and was to be discharged on Saturday (5 Aug).
She was then transferred to a hospital in Singapore.
Deceased’s family urges people not to share photos
Mr Ilyas’ family members announced his passing over social media on Saturday and received condolences from those who knew him.
One family member said on Facebook that the deceased hadn’t been brought back to Singapore yet.
Another family member said he couldn’t be brought back on Saturday, but they will do so on Sunday (6 Aug) morning.
In an earlier post, she urged people not to share photos of the accident if they receive them.
Father says passing is heartbreaking
In a plaintive Facebook post on Saturday, Mr Ilyas’ father Mohamad Ismadi said it was “so painful and heartbreaking” to have to see his son for the last time, adding,
Source: Mohamad Ismadi on Facebook
Earlier in May, the proud father posted that Mr Ilyas had just completed his full-time national service.
MS News extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr Ilyas. May they find the strength to overcome the devastating loss.
In April, a female rider passed away in an accident on Tuas Second Link.
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