Man dies after motorcycle accident


MUKAH: A 30-year-old man died from severe injuries after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed along Jalan Mukah-Selangau on Sunday.
The accident happened around 7.30pm when the victim, identified as Welta Melaka, was riding his motorcycle alone towards Mukah from Selangau.
Sarawak Traffic Police chief Supt Alexson Naga Chabu, who confirmed the case, said the victim’s motorcycle skid out of control and crashed into the left side.
“As a result, the victim who worked as a lorry driver, suffered severe injuries to his right rib.
“He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics from Selangau health clinic,” he said, adding that the body was taken to Mukah Hospital.
Alexson advised anyone who witnessed the accident to come forward and assist in the investigation.
The case is being investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

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