Sexagenarian couple injured in lorry-car collision at Jalan Batu Kawa
By:Allan Jay
Date:
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KUCHING: A collision between a lorry and a car at Jalan Batu Kawa, has left an elderly couple injured this morning.

A spokesman from the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) in a statement, said the accident happened around 9.20am.

Firemen from Batu Lintang station were promptly despatched to the scene to commence rescue works after being informed of two victims trapped in their seats.

Upon arriving, the team confirmed the accident and the trapped victims have been rescued out of the car by passers-by before they arrived.

The victims aged 68 and 66, who sustained injuries, were later handed over to the paramedics to be taken to Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) for immediate treatment.

The extent of their injuries was not made known.

After ensuring that the road is safe and clear from debris, the team departed back to their station.

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