A 23-year-old Singaporean man died in a car crash on Saturday in Malaysia. The Straits Times reported that the victim, identified as Victor Rubindranraj, was living in Malaysia and his mother is a Malaysian. An eyewitness said the man declared dead on the scene by Malaysian paramedics.
Malaysian police confirmed that the man was a Singaporean. Farid Rosnam, a 30-year-old Singaporean engineer who witnessed the accident, said it occurred after 3 am on Saturday.
"I was riding my bike when I saw the car pass by. Just about two seconds after going past my bike, it hit the divider," he told The Straits Times. Farid added that the man was flung out of the car and broke his left leg.
According to reports, the car later caught fire. Farid said the Malaysian paramedics arrived and declared him dead.
A crowd of about 50 people were seen looking on at about 4.15am. An ambulance and a fire engine were at the scene.
A woman who claimed to be was Rubindranraj's friend later arrived and was seen crying at the accident spot. Several images of the scene showed Rubindranraj's car wrecked and scorched.
According to Farid, the victim was alone when the accident happened. He added that he did not see any other vehicle involved in the accident.
Farid stayed until 5 am before he left, as he wanted to make sure things were alright. He said he did not see anyone arrested, and said the ambulance left after declaring the man dead.