16-year-old youth killed in accident

The 4WD vehicle involving in the fatal accident at Jalan Hospital, Sri Aman last night.

SRI AMAN:  A 16-year-old motorcyclist was killed while his passenger has sustained serious injuries in an accident involving a motorcycle and a four-wheel-drive at Jalan Hospital here around 11 pm last night.

State Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department deputy chief DSP Bingkok John confirmed that the deceased, Dominick Chia Bong Hiang from Jalan Pasir Panas, had died on the spot.

The 20-year-old pillion who has suffered serious injuries was rushed to the Sri Aman Hospital.

The driver and the passenger of the 4WD vehicle came out of the accident unharmed.

Bingkok said the case has been investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act (APJ) 1987.