Woman hit by car while changing punctured tyre in Miri

APM personnel attending to the injured victim at the scene.

MIRI, May 22: A 30-year-old woman was injured after she was struck by a car while changing a flat tyre by the side of the road near the Jalan Bulatan Golden in the early hours of today.

According to Civil Defence Force (APM), they received a distress call on the incident at 2.10am from a member of the public concerning the injured victim.

It was believed that the victim pulled over to the side of the road to change her vehicle’s punctured tyre.

“Not long after that, a car coming from behind believed to have failed to avoid the victim and hit her,” said the APM spokesperson.

The impact left the victim with an injured right leg.

A team of APM personnel which arrived at the scene rushed the victim to Miri Hospital for medical treatment. — DayakDaily