One pinned, two escape with minor injuries in head-on collision

Both vehicles on top of the road divider after the collision.

BAU, Jan 16: A man was pinned while two others escaped with minor injuries after their vehicles collided head-on with each other at Jalan Pekan Bau, yesterday.

State Fire and Rescue department (Bomba) in a statement said they received a call regarding the incident at 11.25pm, and a team of 11 firefighters led by PBK II Kadrie Bogol from Bomba Bau was deployed to the scene.

“After arriving at the location, firefighters found that the incident involved a sedan and sub-compact vehicle, and proceeded to rescue the pinned victim, who was inside the sedan, using a Rescue Tool.

“The other two however managed to escaped from their sub-compact vehicle with only minor injuries,” the statement said.

All three victims was later brought to Bau Hospital for further treatment.

The operation was carried out jointly between police and medical department personnel. —DayakDaily.