Motorcyclist killed after crashing into garbage truck in Mukah

The scene of the fatal accident.

MUKAH, Sept 8: A 50-year-old motorcyclist lost his life after the motorcycle he was riding crashed into a garbage truck at Jalan Tutus Ulu last night.

Mukah district police chief DSP Jimmy Panyau said at about 11.50pm yesterday, the garbage truck driver, 24, stopped on the opposite side of the road to collect refuse.

“The victim who was heading home towards Kampung Jebungan, crashed his machine into the front part of the truck,’ he said.

DSP Jimmy said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics from Mukah Hospital. — DayakDaily