Genting Highlands accident: Family member clarifies 61-year-old “victim” still alive, claims police got it wrong

KUALA LUMPUR: A family member of Goh Siew Kim has claimed that she is still alive despite a police statement stating that the 61-year-old was one of the victims of the tragic accident.

In a text message to the media on Thursday (Feb 9), the family member said Goh is still alive.

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“She’s confirmed injured. I would like to inform the public that there is a mistake in the name list,” she said.

It is learnt that a family member had contacted the Chinese newspapers to clarify the matter following the release of the police statement on Wednesday (Feb 8).

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It is believed that Goh is receiving treatment at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital.

Goh was listed as among seven people who died after a tour van crashed near Genting Highlands.

The others identified in the list were driver Wong Choun Chiet, 49; co-driver Chang Them Kong, 70; and passengers Foong Ah Lan, 68; Lee Moy, 67; Ang Meng Hong, 62; and Seow Mee Tin, 72.

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