IPOH: Member of Parliament (MP) for Pasir Puteh Datuk Dr Nik Muhammad Zawawi Salleh was driving his Mercedes Benz on the North-South Expressway (southbound), near Tapah, today, when he lost control of his vehicle, which skidded and veered off the road at Km350.8.
The Pas Dewan Ulama chief suffered a minor leg injury in the incident and was taken to the Tapah Hospital for treatment.
It is understood that Nik Muhammad Zawawi was returning to Kuala Lumpur after attending the Maulidur Rasul Premier Forum at Kompleks Pendidikan Matin, in Kangar, Perlis, on Sunday, when the accident occurred.
A Perak Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said that they received a call about the accident at 1.02pm and despatched a team from the Bidor Fire and Rescue Station to the scene.
“Upon arriving at the site, a Mercedes Benz driven by the MP was found on the shoulder of the road,” he said in a statement here, today.