Woman, grandchild injured in motorcycle accident

The victim given early treatment by paramedics

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By Wendy John

SIBU, Jan 18: A woman and her grandchild were seriously injured when their motorcycle was rear-ended by another motorcycle at Jalan Lada this afternoon.

According to a Civil Defense Force spokesman, the 62-year-old grandmother was injured in the right leg while her grandchild was hit in the face.

The source said the accident happened when their motorcycle was hit by another motorcycle from the rear at around 4.35pm yesterday.

The Sibu District Operations Control Center that received a call from Sibu Hospital deployed three members to the scene.

Both victims were given initial treatment before being referred to Sibu Hospital for treatment. The two victims have now been stabilized.  —DayakDaily