Driver pinned unconscious inside vehicle following crash

Firefighters working to rescue a man trapped in the car which landed on its side in an accident.

KANOWIT, Dec 14: A driver was pinned unconscious inside his vehicle while two other passengers escaped unharmed in a road accident on Jalan Nibong Tada here last night (Dec 13).

The single-vehicle accident left the car turned over on its side and landed on the roadside.

State Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) Operation Centre said they received a call at 11.35pm about a single-vehicle accident involving a multipurpose vehicle (MPV).

“The 39-year-old driver pinned behind the wheel was unconscious.

“Two other passengers managed to get out from the vehicle themselves and they were unharmed,” the statement added.

Firefighters carried out an operation to extract and rescue the driver trapped inside the car.

The victim also received immediate treatment from Sibu Hospital medical personnel who were dispatched to the scene.— DayakDaily