18yo killed in car crash at Jalan Kuala Baram Bypass, Miri

The scene of the fatal accident.

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By Brad Rantayy

MIRI, July 26: An 18-year-old man has died in a single-car crash early Tuesday morning at Jalan Kuala Baram Bypass, adjacent to Shell Permyjaya.

Miri OCPD ACP Alexson Naga Chabu said that they received a report on the incident at 2.43am.

“The man was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel from Miri Hospital,” he disclosed.

The driver was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the crash, where it was believed that he lost control of the vehicle, leading to it slamming into a tree.

Besides the police, a team of firefighters were also seen at the scene to help extricate the man’s body from the wreckage.

The case is being investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987. — DayakDaily