Driver sustains serious injuries in crash along Jalan Batu Kawa

The two vehicles involved in the road accident along Jalan Batu Kawa this afternoon (Feb 15, 2021).

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KUCHING, Feb 15: A male driver suffered serious injuries in a crash with another vehicle along Jalan Batu Kawa, here today.

According to Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operation centre in a statement today, they received a call regarding the incident at 12.36 pm, and a team of 10 firefighters led by PBK II Jemiran Kemis was rushed to the scene.

“The incident involved a wagon vehicle, driven by the male victim, which collided head-on with another sedan vehicle.

“Firefighters managed to rescue the male driver, who was pinned to the driver seat using rescue tools, and gave him an initial medical treatment at the location,” it said.

The statement noted, the victim was later brought to the hospital using the Emergency Medical Rescue Services (EMRS) ambulance with the assistance from the medical personnel.

“The sedan vehicle driver, who is a woman, managed to escape unscathed in the incident,” the statement added.

The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) and Ministry of Health (MOH) were also involved in the operation. — DayakDaily