A view of the fatal crash which caused a massive traffic crawl along the Damansara-Puchong Highway (LDP) this morning. Pix courtesy of Fire and Rescue Department

KUALA LUMPUR: A man was killed when the car he was travelling in crashed with a lorry near Jalan Bandar 3, Pusat Bandar Puchong, this morning.

In the 6.30am accident, Lim Ji Qin, 28, who was a passenger in the car, was pronounced dead on the spot.

The fatal crash also caused a massive traffic crawl along the Damansara-Puchong Highway (LDP), adding at least one hour travelling time for motorists using the route.

Authorities said the crash occurred at KM22.7 of the LDP. The cause of the accident, however, was stuill unclear.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department operations officer Muhamad Hissam Sidik said the accident scene has since been cleared and traffic has returned to normal.

He said a team from Puchong fire station was dispatched to scene at 6.45am.

“The team extinguished the flame at car’s engine bay. The car driver, Tan Zi Xuan, 27, was injured in the incident.” he said.

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