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SIBU, May 5: A head-on collision between two heavy vehicles left one driver injured.
The State Fire and Rescue Services Department in a statement said it received a distress call at 3.24pm today concerning an accident involving two heavy vehicles at Jalan Wawasan.
Nine firefighters were immediately despatched to the scene.
“The accident involved a trailer lorry which was carrying bags of cement and a trailer lorry which was then carrying a container. The vehicles were travelling in opposite directions,” it said.
The impact of the collision resulted in the 49-year driver of the trailer lorry carrying the container getting injured on his forehead.
He was treated by paramedics at the scene.
The other driver was unhurt.
The accident caused a serious traffic jam affecting traffic flow in both directions. — DayakDaily