Hit-and-run claims life of 48yo motorcyclist in Sibu, police appealing for eyewitnesses to come forward

The scene of the accident.

SIBU, Nov 15: A 48-year-old motorcyclist tragically lost his life in a hit-and-run accident on Jalan Wawasan yesterday.

Sibu District Police Chief ACP Zulkipli Suhaili confirmed today that the incident occurred at 3.40am, resulting in the victim sustaining serious injuries.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics from Sibu Hospital.

“We appeal to members of the public to provide us with information on the incident for our investigation under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act (APJ) 1987,” urged Zulkipli.

Concerned citizens are encouraged to contact Traffic Investigation Officer Inspector Muhammad Shafiq Dihanan at 016-4942092 to assist with the ongoing investigation. — DayakDaily