|A tow-truck operator preparing to tow away the wrecked van after the accident at Km27 Jalan Kuala Terengganu-Kuantan, near Marang, yesterday. Pic by Nazdy Harun|
Noor Asma Abdullah, 43, who was with four others, was on the way to attend a course at the Kuala Terengganu Religious Department office when the incident occurred at 8.15am.
The driver was said to have lost control of the van, which swerved to the roadside, grazed a signpost and then rammed into the tree.The driver and three other passengers were warded at the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital in Kuala Terengganu.
Acting district police chief Assistant Superintendent Mohammad Zuhan Seman said the injured were driver Mohd Rozi Awang Bakar, 40, Huriah Omar, 50, Mahara Abd Ghani, 45, and Mohd Nazmy Mohd Nawawi, 26.- NST