Motorcyclist dies in two-vehicle collision

The victim’s motorcycle.

MUKAH: A 25-year-old man died following a two-vehicle collision along KM30, Jalan Matu Igan last Sunday.

The accident, involving a motorcycle and a car travelling in opposite directions, happened around 7pm.

Sarawak Traffic Police chief Supt Alexson Naga Chabu, who confirmed the case, said the deceased identified as Mohd Zarul Azeem Samshul, was driving his motorcycle towards Igan from Matu.

“It is believed that he lost control of his motorcycle and swerved into the opposite lane before colliding with an oncoming car.

“He was pronounced dead by paramedics from Daro Hospital and his body was brought to the hospital for further action,” he said.

On the other hand, the 29-year-old driver was unharmed, whereas her 34-year-old passenger suffered injuries to her left eye.

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

The scene of the collision that claimed the life of a motorcyclist along KM30, Jalan Matu Igan last Sunday.