Senior citizen killed while crossing Lanang Road

Seen is the body of the victim covered in white cloth at the scene of the accident before it was brought to a mortuary.

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SIBU, April 28: An elderly woman was killed after she was knocked down by a van while crossing Lanang Road at around 11am today.

According to Sibu District Police Chief ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit, initial investigations revealed that the van was traveling from the town centre to Then Kung Suk Road in Hulu Lanang to deliver goods.

The deceased had just exited from Jalan Poh Yew and was crossing Lanang Road when she was hit by the van.

The victim, 69, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. The van driver, 60, was not injured.

The case is being investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987. — DayakDaily