Tree falls on Myvi at a KL junction


Most Malaysians can agree on Myvi’s status as the King of the Road, as the locally-made car has been spotted multiple times in unimaginable situations. Take for example, when a Myvi car was involved in a 6-vehicle accident and its driver miraculously left the wreckage with minor injuries.

The tales of Myvi continues this new year, as the ubiquitous vehicle was part of an unfortunate accident that saw a huge roadside tree crashing suddenly upon it in Kuala Lumpur. Despite the out-of-the-blue hit, all passengers in the car managed to escape uninjured.


Roadside tree falls on Myvi but passengers unharmed


Roadside tree falling on car
Video credit: Shariff Ismail II

On 4th January 2021, netizen Shariff Ismail II shared a 1-minute video of a Perodua Myvi getting hit by a falling tree at a traffic light junction in KL on the Facebook page DashCam Owners Malaysia. It has since gone viral online.

The incident took place on 31st December 2021 at around 4.30PM, as confirmed by Kosmo. According to the Malay news portal, the accident involved two cars – the Myvi and a Honda Civic. The tree had apparently fallen due to rain and strong winds reported in the area around 2PM.

Roadside tree falling on car
Video credit: Shariff Ismail II

The video shared by Shariff captured the moment a huge roadside tree fell unexpectedly on a black Myvi at a junction, just when the traffic light was about to turn green.

Passengers can be seen leaving the car immediately after the incident.

Thankfully, everyone was unharmed, as confirmed by Kosmo in the same article. Several concerned road users were also seen rushing to check on the condition of the affected car and the passengers towards the end of the video.

Since its posting, the viral video has garnered over 1,300 reactions and more than 900 shares at the time of writing. Many netizens sent their prayers and well wishes for the survivors.

At the same time, people also complemented the Myvi for its sturdiness that played a major role in protecting the passengers from potential injuries.


Tree falls on Myvi in Kuala Lumpur


Natural perils such as tree-falls are unfortunately something we can’t avoid, especially now when Malaysia is experiencing bad weather nationwide. We’re glad that no one was seriously injured in the recent accident involving the tree and two vehicles.

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Cover image adapted from: Shariff Ismail II and Shariff Ismail II

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