MIRI: A 19-year-old female driver had a terrifying experience after a car she was driving crashed into a retaining wall of Tamu Muhibbah at Jalan Melayu Centre Point Commercial Centre here on Sunday morning (June 20).
The car, a white Toyota Camry careered into the wall around 6am and caused significant damage.
Fortunately, no serious injuries were reported following the incident.
The crash also damaged a Proton Waja car which was parked beside the wall.
Prior to this incident, the vehicle was said to be heading towards the city centre from Morsjaya and upon reaching the scene, it suddenly went out of control and went airborne before crashing onto the wall and landed upside down on its roof.
The female driver managed to get out from the car with the help of members of the public before she was rushed to Miri Hospital.
Firemen from Miri Central fire station rushed to the scene to help clean the road of oil spill following to the accident.
This was not the first time the Tamu Muhibbah retaining wall was crushed by vehicles, as in 2019, a similar incident reportedly occurred at the same spot.