Vegetable vendor killed in crash


SARIKEI: A vegetable trader died on the spot after her motorcycle went out of control at Jalan Kwong Minah on Saturday.

The victim identified as Tang Ai Ngiik, 62, was heading to the town centre from her home to trade around 6am.

Sarawak traffic police chief Supt Alexson Naga Chabu who confirmed the case, said the victim’s motorcycle is believed to have gone out of control and crashed along the road.

“The impact of the crash caused the victim to suffer severe injuries and she was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics from Sarikei Hospital,” he pointed out.

He added that the victim’s body was taken to the hospital for post-mortem and Covid-19 test.

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

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