Lucky escape for passengers as metal rod crashes into car

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Two people escaped with injuries when the Honda Civic car they were travelling in was crushed by falling construction debris.

The incident happened on Thursday morning at Subang Jaya, the police said.

Petaling Jaya Commissioner Azmi Abu Kassim said one of the metal rods hoisted by a crane fell on the car, The Star reported.

A Nissan van then hit the Honda from the rear.

The man and a woman in the car suffered multiple injuries.

It is learnt that the crane was hoisting the metal rods for construction of one of the beams for the LRT project there.

He said the driver of the van escaped unhurt.

Source: The Star