Mother of driver killed in self-accident along Jalan Ding Lik Kwong, Sibu

An elderly woman was killed after the car driven by her son crashed into a tree.

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SIBU, March 3: A 92-year-old woman lost her life after the car driven by her son was involved in a self-accident at Jalan Ding Lik Kwong yesterday.

Acting Sibu District Police Chief Supt Dr Collin Babat said during the 1.40pm incident, the 69-year-old man was driving his mother and his 63-year-old wife from Matu to Sibu.

“The car was about to cross the Igan Bridge when it lost control and rammed into a tree,” he said.


The three victims were rushed to Sibu Hospital by an ambulance.

However at about 2.33om, the driver’s mother, Jinap Wahat, passed away.

The man sustained light injuries on his face while his wife suffered a serious head injury.

The case is being investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987. — DayakDaily