Driver killed in collision with pick-up truck in Miri
0 month ago, 03-Dec-2019
Bomba personnel extricate the victim who was pinned to his car seat.
MIRI: A 69-year-old male driver was killed in a collision with a pick-up truck at a traffic light intersection near National Skills Institute (IKBN), here, today.
The deceased has been identified as Chia Moi Moi.
According to sources, the victim, who was driving a Perodua Viva car, was coming from the direction of Permyjaya heading towards his house at Desa Indah, here, while the pick-up truck was coming from Senadin heading towards city centre.
Upon arriving at the traffic light, the victim who was said to be making a right turn into a junction, was suddenly rammed by the oncoming pick-up truck.
Paramedics from Miri Hospital, who rushed to the scene, pronounced the victim dead due to serious injuries.
The driver of the pick-up truck, however, escaped unhurt.
Police are investigating the case.