Dozens of people abandoned their cars along the side of the North-South Expressway, one of the country's main transport arteries, and frantically filled their pockets, helmets and plastic bags with the coins.

The melee caused a traffic jam on either side of the overturned four-wheel drive vehicle, which left 70,000 ringgit (nearly $23,000) in coins strewn across the road on Tuesday.
"Fortunately, both of us escaped with minor injuries," said 28-year-old driver Zairulhisham Mansor, who along with a friend had been transporting the coins to shops in the resort town of Malacca.

The New Straits Times said that the coin-hunters ignored police demands to clear the road.

Duit free kan sapa tak nak tapi gelojohnya sampai sanggup bahayakan diri sendiri. Patutkah aku bangga dengan berita ni?

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