Fallen trees cause huge traffic jam

Traffic at Pujut Road comes to a standstill after a huge tree fell across the road.

MIRI: Strong winds and heavy downpour caused several large trees along Pujut Road to fall causing traffic congestion at Pujut 4 to Pujut 7 today (May 5).

Motorists heading towards the Pujut 7 traffic light intersection had to wait for fire and rescue personnel from Lopeng Fire station to remove the fallen trees before they could proceed on their journey.

Motorists were also told to avoid the area while clearing works were in progress.

Fortunately, no injuries were reported in the 3.30pm incident.

As at press time, firemen were still at the scene removing the debris from the road.