A senior citizen accidentally rammed his Perodua Myvi car into the Tesco supermarket in Puchong recently. Several photos and footages capturing the accident have since gone viral on social media.
According to a report by local news outlet Kosmo, it was revealed that an employee working at a fast-food chain in the supermarket was also injured during the scary accident.
Serdang District Police Chief, ACP A. A. Anbalagan said the incident took place at about 4:30pm. At the time, the MyVi driver – a 64-year-old elderly man – had just completed shopping and was about to exit the parking area of the supermarket.
“However, the driver stepped on the wrong pedal, which caused the Perodua Myvi car he was driving to crash into the supermarket and hit a man who was standing in front of the counter of a fast food restaurant there,” Anbalagan revealed in his statement.
The police official further added, “As a result of the crash, the 31-year-old restaurant employee was injured and is currently receiving treatment at the Yellow Zone of Serdang Hospital. The victim’s condition is reported to be stable.”
It is understood that the driver of the Perodua Myvi car did not suffer any injuries and the police are still conducting further investigations into the incident. The case is being investigated under Section 43 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.
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