PENAMPANG – A 16-year-old teenager died after his motorcycle was hit by a vehicle in Jalan Panglima Banting, Taman Prima Simundu, here, on Wednesday.
His friend who is also in the same age suffered severe injury in the 1.20 am accident and sent to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for emergency treatment.
The student who died was known as Hezron Albert and his friend has been identified as Darol Samson David.
Penampang OCPD Deputy Supt Azmir Abdul Razak said they lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into another vehicle from the opposite direction.
“Hezron and his friend were on their way home to Kampung Kibabaig after finished playing futsal,” he said.
The victim died at the scene due to impact while his friendsuffered serious injury.
However, the vehicle driver was unscathed.
The case is investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.- By Saila Saidie/sayangsabah