KUALA LUMPUR: Cub Prix champion Norizman Ismail died after an accident during today’s CP150 test session in Bandar Baru Kijal, Kemaman, Terengganu.
The rider representing ONEXOX TKKR Racing crashed at Turn 1 and was thrown off his machine at around 3.50pm.
The marshals and paramedics to provide immediate treatment after the red flag was hoist at 3.52pm to stop the practice session.
Automobile Association of Malaysia (AAM) in a statement said Norizman was pronounced dead at the hospital at 4.50pm.
“Norizman was taken by ambulance to the trauma unit to receive immediate treatment before being taken to hospital with a life-support machine and a full medical team. The hospital has been doing its best, but he could not be saved,” the statement read.
Following the incident, organiser Safe Aim Mutual Sdn Bhd, decided to cancel the race scheduled at the end of this week as a mark of respect. -- BERNAMA