KOTA KINABALU:A boat collision caused the death of a 27-year-old man died, seriously injured two people and another two to suffer light injuries.
The incident occurred at Jeti Lok Baru Pulau Gaya, yesterday.
The victim, Abd. Wahid Bin Jun, was pronounced dead when his body arrived at Queen Elizabeth Hospital 1.
District Police Chief, ACP M. Chandra, said the boat was ferrying twelve passengers from Kota Kinabalu when it was rammed by another boat while docking at the jetty.
“It is believed the accident happened due to negligence of the suspect who have since fled the area. Efforts to find him is still ongoing,” he said.
The case is classified under Section 304 A of the Penal Code (death caused by negligence). -SayangSabah