Motorcyclist dies in head-on collision along Jalan Kanowit-Durin

The accident scene where the motorcyclist died from serious head injury.

KANOWIT, Feb 25: A motorcyclist succumbed to serious head injuries when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car at Jalan Kanowit-Durin on Monday.

The victim has been identified as Achi Anyan, 58, from Rumah Tanjong, Sungai Ranan.

Kanowit district police chief Supt Tega Bilong said at about 3.25pm, the car driven by a 53-year-old man with his wife was heading from Sungai Ranan to Kanowit bazaar when suddenly the victim who was travelling from the opposite direction turned in the direction of the car.

The motorcycle collided head-on with the car.

“The victim died at 5.35pm at Kanowit Hospital from serious head injury,” he said. —DayakDaily