Teenager killed in accident at Tanjung Kidurong in Bintulu
0 month ago, 27-Nov-2019
The victim’s body is covered with a white cloth while waiting to be transported to the hospital.
BINTULU: A teenager was killed yesterday after he lost control of his motorcycle and was struck by a lorry at Daiken traffic lights in Jalan Tanjung Kidurong, here.
Bintulu district police chief Supt Zulkipli Suhaili in a statement today said the victim, identified as George Gorygory,19, from Rumah Kejaman Lasah, Long Segaham Belaga was pronounced dead at the scene due to severe head injuries.
He said the 25-year-old lorry driver was not injured in the 3pm incident.
“Initial investigations found that the motorcyclist lost control of his bike, crash into the side of the lorry before he fell onto the road and run over by a lorry,” he said.
The body of the victim was later sent to Bintulu Hospital, for a postmortem.
The case will be investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act (APJ) 1987.