Motorcyclist Killed in Karak Highway Ferrari Crash

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An accident involving a luxury sports car and a small-engined motorcycle left one dead and another seriously injured on Sunday.

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A motorcyclist was killed when a Ferrari F430 Scuderia skidded and crashed into his Honda EX5 motorcycle at KM27.4 of the Karak highway yesterday morning.

It was reported that the Ferrari was heading towards Kuala Lumpur from Gombak when the accident took place at about 10am.

The 47-year-old driver is believed to have lost control of his vehicle. It skidded to the left lane before hitting the road divider and slamming into the rear of the bike.

Motorcyclist Desmond Daniel Thrawvedamoni, 29, who was heading to the city, died at the scene due to severe head injuries.The driver, who was also seriously injured, was rushed to the Selayang Hospital for treatment.

Both vehicles were badly damaged.

The accident left a 13.2-metre skid mark on the three-lane stretch of the highway.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.