One dead, another seriously injured in collision with trailer

The trailer rear-ended by the car at Sebauh junction.

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BINTULU, Feb 9: A passenger died, while the driver suffered serious head injuries after their vehicle collided with a trailer at Jalan Bintulu-Miri yesterday.

The state Fire and Rescue operation centre said nine firefighters from the Bintulu fire station were deployed to the scene upon receiving a distress call at 10.46pm.

“The operation commander arriving at the location reported that the incident involved a compact vehicle and a trailer at Sebauh junction and two victims were pinned to their seats.

“The compact vehicle driver suffered serious head injures, while the passenger died at the location,” the statement revealed.

After releasing both the trapped victims, the injured person was given treatment by medical officers at the scene. The dead victim was handed over to the police, the agency said. — DayakDaily