GEORGE TOWN: A vacationer from Johor was injured when a driver by accident reversed her automobile into a number of hawker stalls on the well-liked New Lane meals hang-out right here.

Woon Kwee Fong, 59, from Batu Pahat, was rushed to the Penang Hospital for therapy after the 6.35pm incident yesterday.

George Town OCPD Asst Comm Anuar Omar mentioned the motive force rammed her automobile into 4 pushcart stalls.

“Four individuals who have been having dinner suffered mild accidents,” he mentioned.

Eatery calamity: A hawker trying over a char koay teow pushcart stall broken in the course of the accident at New Lane in George Town.


ACP Anuar mentioned the case can be investigated beneath Section 43 of the Road Transport Act 1987 for careless driving.

“We are on the lookout for the motive force,” he mentioned.

A witness mentioned the feminine driver was concerned in an accident with a van on the New Lane and Macalister Road junction, and in her panic, reversed into the stalls.

A char koay teow stall helper mentioned he heard the screech of tyres simply earlier than the incident.

“Before we knew it, our stall was hit and my boss bought his hand injured,” he mentioned.

Tourist injured in hawker stall automobile crash by: Farah Grimm published:


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