Man suffers broken leg, another injured in crash at Batu Kawah

The scene of the collision at Jalan Datuk Stephen Yong.

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KUCHING, Jan 31: A man broke his leg, while one other suffered minor injuries after a collision involving a lorry and a trailer at Jalan Datuk Stephen Yong, here today.

State Fire and Rescue operation centre said a team of six firefighters from the Batu Lintang fire station were deployed upon receiving a distress call at 6.46am.

“The incident involved a head-on collision between a five-tonne lorry and a trailer.

“One of the passengers, who suffered a broken left leg, was pinned inside the five-tonne lorry and has been rescued by the firefighters. Another person escaped with minor injuries,” the department said in a statement.

Firefighters also gave medical treatment to both victims before they were sent to the hospital. — DayakDaily