Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Watch: Basketball-sized coconut fell on woman, she fell from scooter

The woman fell on the road after hitting the coconut in the head.

In a small town in Malaysia, a woman sitting on the back of a two-wheeler narrowly escaped after a coconut fell on it. The incident took place in Jalan Teluk Kumbhar on Sunday and its video is now going viral. The woman was wearing a helmet, which saved her life.

The 28-second video posted on Reddit was captured on the dashboard of a car just behind the two-wheeler. According to local media reports, the scooter was going from Teluk Kumbar to George Town.

In the video, the pillion rider can be seen falling from the car and rolling on the road and then before stopping, a coconut-sized basket ball hit his head. The helmet also fell on the ground due to the collision.

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The car behind the two-wheeler comes to a halt immediately, as can be seen in the video. The video further shows that the other woman, who was driving the scooter, immediately stops the vehicle and parked it on the side of the road, before running to help her injured friend.

Several locals and passers-by are also seen acting fast, alerting other motorists to slow down their vehicles.

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According to local media reports, the woman was taken to a local hospital where she is undergoing treatment.

Local politician Azrul Mahathir Aziz posted about the incident on Facebook and identified the woman as Puan Anita of Taman Imas, who is in his constituency.

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Mr Aziz further said that he reached the accident site and requested the concerned agencies to take immediate action.

In a separate Facebook post, he also informed that the coconut trees, which are dangerously leaning towards the road, will be cut by the authorities.

Mr Aziz said he has contacted the victim’s children, who are with him at the Penang hospital.

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