PAPAR: A woman was killed in a road accident after her Toyota Vigo vehicle was knocked from behind by a Nissan Almera car at the Papar-Beaufort Road yesterday morning.
District police chief DSP George Abdul Rakman said the incident happened when the Nissan Almera car, driven by a 26-year-old man, had overtaken a lorry and lost control of the vehicle before crashing into the rear of the Toyota Vigo around 9.50am.
This caused the Toyota Vigo to overturn a couple of times on the road while the Nissan Almera car ended in the ditch
The victim Siti Abdul Kadir, 46, died while seeking treatment at the Papar Hospital due to severe head injuries at 11.50am.
The driver of the Nissan Almera car is being treated at the hospital while a postmortem will be carry out on the victim, said George.
Both vehicles were heading to Kota Kinabalu when the incident happened, said George, adding that the case would be investigate under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.-By Albert Goh/Sayangsabah