Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run along Jalan Sibu-Durim

The scene of the accident.

SIBU, Aug 4: A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident along Jalan Sibu-Durim yesterday.

According to Sibu district police chief ACP Zulkipli Suhaili, the victim, 42, was crossing the road when he was hit by a car around 11.36am.

“As a result of the accident, the victim suffered serious head and body injuries and was pronounced dead by paramedics on the spot,” he added.

The case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1981. — DayakDaily