Man dies in accident involving MPV, excavator along Jalan Metading- Selangau

The MPV that was in an accident with an excavator along Jalan Metading- Selangau on Nov 28, 2023.

KUCHING, Nov 28: A man perished in an accident that occurred along Jalan Metading-Selangau today.

According to the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operations commander, the accident involved a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) carrying six passengers, including the driver, and an excavator.

“At 2.20pm today, the Selangau fire and rescue station (BBP) received a call from the Mukah BBP on the accident.

“The accident involved an MPV and an excavator working by the roadside. A woman was trapped in the front passenger seat, whereas members of the public managed to extricate  the driver and four other passengers.

“Special tools were used to extricate the woman from the front passenger seat, and the operation ended at 3.45pm,” it said, adding that the victim, who was severely injured, was handed to Health Ministry personnel to be brought to Mukah Hospital.

Due to the accident, a male passenger died, whereas the male driver sustained light injuries.

The status of the remaining passengers — a teenage girl, a teenage boy, and a man — are currently being determined as at press time. — DayakDaily