National hockey player Chua Boon Huat, 33, died in an accident involving his car and a lorry at 2.25am this morning.

The incident occurred on the Damansara – Puchong Highway (LDP) near Kelana Jaya LRT station.

Hailed from Bukit Cina, Malacca, Chua was one of the longest serving hockey players in the country.

He made his debut as a 17-year-old with the Malaysia hockey team in the 1998 Commonwealth Games and had earned more than 300 caps for Malaysia.