Published: Monday October 29, 2012 MYT 9:22:00 PM
Updated: Monday October 29, 2012 MYT 9:23:59 PM
Police yet to identify accident victim who was carrying another man's IC
GEORGE TOWN: Police are in the midst of identifying a motorist who was killed in an accident at the Penang Bridge early Sunday.
This follows a claim by a man in Selangor that an identity card used by the deceased belongs to him.
Penang police deputy chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Jaafar said a policeman had called on the man in Kampung Selayang Baru, Batu Caves to verify his claim.
He said the deceased's initial identification was based on the identity card found on the body, adding that the man's third wife claimed the body at the Seberang Jaya Hospital.
"We will call his (deceased's) relatives and wives to get detailed information," Abdul Rahim told reporters after attending a programme here Monday.
A report Monday said Sadisafizan Saad, 36, of Kampung Selayang Baru, was shocked to learn that he (Sadisafizan) was reported killed, with two others, in the accident.
Sadisafizan said he had lost his identity card on Sept 28, last year.
The motorist who used the name Sadisafizan, Muslim Idwar, 38, and Indonesian woman Mai Linda, 18, were killed when their car hit the wall of the bridge while travelling at high speed.
Another passenger, an Indonesian in her 20s, was warded at the Penang Hospital's intensive care unit in a critical condition. - Bernama