Motorcyclist killed in Bintulu accident

The deceased lying next to the 4WD vehicle after the collision.

By Malcolm Lau

KUCHING, May 15: A 66-year-old motorcyclist died in a road collision with a  four-wheel drive (4WD) truck at Jalan Paragon, Bintulu on Thursday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Nawi Samsudin.

According to the driver of the 4WD vehicle, Donny Sunin, 36, the road accident happened around 3 pm when he was heading to Bintulu town from Kampung Melayu.

Donny said he later got off from his truck after hearing a loud bang from behind it.

He then immediately contacted the ambulance after noticing Nawi had collided into his truck from behind.

Nawi was later pronounced dead by the medical officer at the scene and the body was sent to the Bintulu Hospital.

Police later reached the scene and had started their investigation into the road collision case. – DayakDaily