Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Driver killed, four injured in road crash

The body of the deceased driver covered following the accident.

The condition of the vehicle after the self-accident.

KENINGAU: A self-employed local man was killed when the vehicle he was driving overturned while negotiating a bend along Bunsit-Bingkor road near Kampung Tuntumulud here on Sunday afternoon.
Four passengers of the vehicle sustained minor injuries.

District police chief DSP Robert Salisip @ David said yesterday that the Endy Paulus, 34, from Kampung Bandukan Baru Bingkor, died at the scene of the accident at around 4 pm.

Robert said the police received information of the fatal accident at Kampung Tuntumulud Bingkor here from the public.

Initial police investigation revealed that the self-accident involved a Ford pick-up driven by the deceased who was proceeding from Bunsit to Bingkor town. While negotiating a bend along along Bunsit-Bingkor road near Kampung Tuntumulud, he reportedly lost control of the vehicle and overturned to the right bank of the road,” Robert said, adding that the deceased was thrown out of the vehicle and died at the scene due to severe head injuries.

He said the four passengers travelling with the deceased, aged between 24 and 33 years old who are siblings and relatives, were slightly injured.

“Reportedly, the group had gone for a bath at the Bunsit River and were on their way home when the accident happened,” Robert said.

He added that weather and road conditions at the time of the accident were fine and that the body of the deceased had been sent to the Keningau hospital for a post-mortem.

Source: http://www.theborneopost.com/2014/04/22/driver-killed-four-injured-in-road-crash/#ixzz2zb9vJohx

p/s: Condolences to the deceased family.

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