M. Latchumani, 40, was about to leave a multi story parking lot at her apartment in Taman Pekaka at 12.30 is now in critical condition after her car plunged down from the third story of the multi storey parking lot.
According to her, she accidentally stepped on the accelerator instead of the brakes of her Perodua Myvi, hitting the wall hard before plunging down. The impact caused her to pass out.
She was in luck as there was a medical doctor nearby who attended to her before the arrival of the rescue team. Some people who witness the freak accident said that she was stuck for at least 10 minutes before the doctor came to rescue her.
According to a fire and rescue department spokesperson, it took about 30 minutes to completely remove her from the vehicle.
“She has been sent to the Penang Hospital for treatment and we are gathering details of the incident, ” he added.