Freak accident in Sibu: 72yo hit by a car, to be run over by another

The scene of the incident March 29, 2023.

SIBU,March 30: A 72-year-old pedestrian lost his life in not one but two hit-and-run accidents while crossing Jalan Lanang at about 9.30pm last night.

Sibu Police Chief, ACP Zulkipli Suhaili, said the victim met with the accidents crossing the road.

“He was first hit by a car that caused him to flung to the opposite lane and run over by another car,” he added.

Both unidentified vehicles fled the accident.

Zulkipli said that as a result of the accident, the victim suffered serious injuries to his head.

The case is being investigated according to Section 41(1) Road Transport Act 1987 for causing death due to reckless or dangerous driving.

Those with information can call investigating officer Inspector Mohd Salman Zulfitri Sheekandar at 013-9999269. — DayakDaily