3 February 2017
LABUAN – A 25-year-old man was killed in an accident occurred at Jalan Bukit Timbalai here on 12.40am today.
Labuan Police Chief, Superintendent Adzhar Othman told that the man was a medical student at Moscow, Russia who was in his study break for the Chinese New Year Celebration here.
“The victim who was driving alone in his Nissan Skyline vehicle was heading from Sungai Miri to the town.
“Based on our investigation, the victim had lost control of his car in a corner before the car skidded and later ramming into a nearby tree at the road side.
“The fire and rescue personnel had extricated the victim that was stuck inside the vehicle where the victim later rushed by an ambulance to Labuan Hospital,” he said, adding that the victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.
It is learnt that the victim suffered serious injury in his head and body.
Adzhar said further that the case was classified under Section 41(1)(A) Road Transport Act 1987.