Three Nigerians studying at a private college in Malaysia have been reported dead after the car they were riding in lost control and crashed into a tree.
Police authorities in the Asian country gave the names of the dead as Aliu Tajuden (30) Tope Samuel (30) and Busuyi Zacheus, (29).
Reports said two others were seriously injured and are undergoing treatment at at Tuanku Jaafar Hospital (HTJS).
Police spokesperson said that the victims were heading to their hostels at the time.
“Preliminary investigation suggested that the car was going fast at the one-way lane and lost control, before crashing into a tree,” he said.
He said the Nigerian embassy had been informed of the fatalities.