KOTA KINABALU: A motorcyclist died when his motorcycle crashed in an accident at Jalan Kolam, this morning.
The victim, identified as Nelson N Mohinggil. 22, from Kg. Tibabar, Ulu Bongawan, died at the scene after his Honda EX5 motorcycle crashed with the steel guard rail.
District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner M. Chandra, said initial investigation at the scene found the accident happened when the victim’s vehicle coming from Foh Sang direction towards the city centre lose control and collided with the barrier.
“The victim is also believed to be drunk and the case is investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transportation Act 1987,” he said.
The victim’s body has been sent to Forensic Unit of Queen Elizabeth Hospital 1 for autopsy. -SayangSabah