KOTA KINABALU: A quarry worker died when the forklift he was driving toppled over and crushed him at a quarry at Jalan Kionsom, near here
Kota Kinabalu City police chief, ACP M.Chandra said the Indonesian victim, identified as Petrus Tupen Lanan, 45, died at the scene due to severe neck and back injuries.
“In the 2.45pm incident, the victim, a forklift driver lost control of the machine when he was turning at a bend downhill. As a result the forklift overturned, pinning the victim underneath,” said Chandra in statement here tonight.
The body was sent to Queen Elizabeth 1 Hospital for post-mortem.-BERNAMA