TUARAN: A couple was killed in a three vehicle collision along KM 30.2 Jalan Tuaran/Kota Kinabalu, at the junction into Berungis hospital, yesterday morning.
Jusit Teo, 66, and his wife, Tainis Binti Intigan, 55, from Kampung Panjut, Tuaran were pronounced dead at the scene when a Nissan Navara vehicle. That was heading to Tuaran from Kota Kinabalu, rammed into the side of the couple’s Proton Saga car as it was turning into the hospital from Tuaran around 6.20am.
After hitting the Proton Saga car, the Nissan Navara skidded off the road and drove up a road island before it rammed into a Perodua Viva car that was heading to Kota Kinabalu from Tuaran.
Tuaran police chief DSP Abdul Fuad Abdul Malek said the couple were killed instantly at the scene while the lady driver of the Nissan Navara and five others onboard the Perodua viva car sustained injuries and have since been admitted to the hospital for treatment.
Abdul Fuad said police would be investigating the case under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.- By Albert Goh/Sayangsabah