At the scene of the accident.

BAU: A motorcyclist was killed when his bike collided with a car at KM13, Jalan Bau-Batu Kawa yesterday (May 24).

State Traffic Investigation and Enforcement chief Supt Alexson Naga Chabu said the mishap happened around 5.30pm.

Both the motorcyclist and motorist were travelling in the opposite directions.

The victim, identified as Dauglas Bangga Nair, 24, was heading to Bau.  

“He failed to overtake a vehicle and lost control of his motorcycle before crashing into another vehicle in the opposite lane,” said Alexson in a statement.

Pronounced dead by medics at the scene, Dauglas’ body was taken to Bau Hospital for post mortem.

Alexson added that the 27-year-old motorist did not sustain any injuries during the collision.

He said the case was being investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

At the scene of the accident.