Last respects to accident victims

Jerip Susil
Jerip Susil

PUNCAK BORNEO: Mambong assemblyman Datuk Dr Jerip Susil yesterday morning paid his last respects to the two victims of a road accident that happened near Kampung Kembug, Jalan Puncak Borneo on Thursday.

Puncak Borneo MP Willie Mongin also paid his respects to the victims later in the evening.

Sarik Susis, 55, from Kampung Paing Bojong and Boy Gaus, 45, of Kampung Taba Sait, both from the Bengoh Resettlement Scheme (BRS) here, died when their 4WD vehicle plunged into a ravine near Kampung Kembug while on their way back from Kampung Kiding.

The driver of the vehicle Terence Tikok Pirus, 56, from Kampung Biya Jaber, Jalan Puncak Borneo and two passengers, Rijau Among, 42, from Kampung Pain Bojong and Yos Pinya, 52, from Kampung Biya Jaber suffered injuries and are hospitalised.

Another two passengers, Michael Pawing Pinya, 57, and president of Persatuan Biya Joseph Tau Katip, 57, escaped injuries.