66yo man found semi-conscious in car in Sarikei

Medical personnel and firefighters are seen attending to the victim after he was brought out from the vehicle.

KUCHING, March 25: A 66-year-old man was rescued by Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) Sarikei after he was found in a semi-conscious state at Jalan Jelutong Barat 5C in Sarikei today.

According to Sarikei Bomba chief Mahmudin Narudin, they received a call regarding the discovery at 12.48pm and reached the location two minutes later.

He said following inspection, it was found that the victim was trapped inside a car.

“Firefighters took about two minutes to open the vehicle door using special equipment.

“Once the door is opened, medical personnel from EMRS (Emergency Medical Retrieval Service) treated the victim before handing over the victim to the ambulance waiting nearby”, he added. — DayakDaily