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Balakong Assemblyman killed in accident – another by-election in Selangor

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Ng Tien Chee

KUALA LUMPUR — Balakong assemblyman Ng Tien Chee was killed in an accident at  KM 11.7 of the Grand Saga Highway early today.

In  the 12.30am  incident , Ng, 40,  died at the scene of serious head injuries.

Kajang police chief ACP Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussof who confirmed this said Ng was on his way from  Kuala Lumpur to Kajang.

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He said it was believed the Nissan X-Trail SUV Ng was driving rammed into the back of a trailer.

Ahmad Dzaffir said Ng’s body was sent to the Serdang Hospital for post-mortem.

Balakong : 14 GE results (Credit : Undi.Info)

In the 14th general election (GE14) on May 9, Ng, from the DAP but contesting on a PKR ticket , defeated  Barisan Nasional’s  Lim Chin Wah and Mohamad Ibrahim Ghazali by a majority of 35,538 votes.

His death will force the second by-election after GE14. The first is due to be held on Aug 4 for the Sg Kandis  state constituency  following the death of its assemblyman Mat Shuhaimi Shafie, 50,  of PKR on July 2  because of lymphoma.