TEACHER KILLED IN CRASH
BATU PAHAT: A teacher was killed while five primary school pupils suffered injuries in an accident with a lorry near Ringgit yesterday morning. The driver was identified as Abdul Razak Jamari, 42. The injured pupils aged between six and eight, were reported to be in critical condition and were admitted at Pontian Hospital, Nora Ismail Hospital and Sultanah Aminah Hospital. District Fire and Rescue station operation commander Heza Arif said the accident happened about 7.30am when Abdul Razak was sending the pupils to school. The accident happened along Jalan Kampung Sungai Besar. The deceased sustained head injuries and died at the scene.