Car splits in collision killing two

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MIRI: An offshore worker and his passenger were killed when the car they were travelling in split into two after hitting a tree.

City traffic police officers together with paramedics responded to a report of a crash that occurred at KM12, Kuala Baram By-Pass road, adjacent to a petrol station in Permyjaya, at 10.10pm last Sunday.

The driver has been identified as Mika Barnbas Small, 45, while the identity of the female passenger, seated in the front, is still unknown.

Prior to the fatal crash, the car — a Honda Accord — was heading to the city centre from Permyjaya.

Sarawak Traffic Investigation and Enforcement chief Supt Alexson Naga Chabu said the car is believed to have gone out of control before crashing into the tree on the left side of the road.

He added that the impact split the car into two, killing both victims on the spot.

“Preliminary investigation showed that the car was being driven fast before it crashed.”

Firemen from the Lopeng Fire and Rescue station were also at the scene to extricate the bodies from the wreckage.

The case is being investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

Firemen extricating the bodies from the wreckage.

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