KOTA KINABALU: A lorry driver died after his vehicle collided with a Toyota Vios at Jalan Sepanggar, nearby Taman Jaya Diri, here yesterday.
in the 10.57pm accident, the lorry driver, Motinjol Monukong, 59, and the 28-year-old driver were injured and have been rushed to Likas Hospital for treatment.
Motinjol was declared dead at 6/15am, today, at Likas Hospital Emergency Room, while the Toyota Vios driver only received light injuries.
District Police Chief, ACP M. Chandra, said during the accident, the Toyota Vios driver was heading to Tuaran through Jalan Sepanggar before crashing with the left side of the lorry.
“Initial investigation discovered that the accident was caused by the negligence of the lorry driver when making a U turn, leading to the collision with a Toyota Vios vehicle,” he said.
The case is investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transportation Act 1987. –SayangSabah