SIBU: A 21-year-old youth was found dead after being involved in an accident hours earlier in Jalan Lanang here on Monday (June 28).
The victim, identified as Pecyenson Serang Payin from Rh Bajak, Sungai Semawang in Julau, was in an accident earlier near the Aman roundabout around 4am.
Sibu OCPD ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said the victim was found unconscious around 9am in front of a workshop in Jalan Lanang by a member of the public renting a place above the workshop.
Based on the resident’s statement, the victim was still conscious when he asked for help after being involved in an accident.
“The resident later found the victim lying in front of the workshop and contacted Sibu Hospital at 9am.
“However, the victim was confirmed dead by paramedics at 10.46am.”
The victim’s body was later taken to the hospital’s morgue for post-mortem.
The case is being investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.