TELUPID: A security guard was killed when his motorcycle collided with an express bus at Km11 Jalan Telupid-Beluran, Kampung Bauto near here, yesterday.
Beluran district police chief Supt Sivanathan Velautham identified the victim as Hendry Paul Paimol, 32, who died at the scene from serious head injuries.
The express bus driver, aged 29, and 15 passengers were not hurt in the 1am incident, he said in a statement today.
The victim from Kampung Bauto worked as a security guard at the Telupid Health Clinic.
Initial investigations revealed that the incident had occurred when the express bus was heading to Kota Kinabalu from Tawau while the motorcycle was coming from the opposite direction.
The motorcycle was believed to have veered into the opposite lane before colliding with the bus, he said.-BERNAMA