KOTA MARUDU: A family of three was killed in an accident when their motorcycle crashed into a four-wheel-drive at Kg.Tanah Merah, here yesterday.
The accident happened at 8.20pm, where the three victims died at the scene, the man’s having suffered burnt.
The victims were identified as Japri bin Maun, 27, and Lili Murni binti Gilong, 24, with the child’s identity are yet to be identified.
The Isuzu four-wheel-driver, however, only received minor injuries.
It was understood that the three victims were on their way from Pitas direction to their home in Matunggong, Kudat.
Kota Marudu Fire and Rescue Operative Director, Rashid Sulaiman, said seven personnel were sent to the scene after receiving an emergency call from the public at 8.20pm.
“Fire and rescue team arrived about 30 minutes later to extinguish fire and saving the victims,” he said.
Meanwhile in Kudat, another accident killed one man while 8 people were injured at Kg, Perapat, Kudat.
The six man and two women who were injured were sent to the hospital by ambulance and civilian.
The accident involving Perodua Kancil, Viva, and Honda CRV happened at Kg. Perapat at 10.45pm.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation according to Section 41(1) Road Transportation Act 1987. – SayangSabah