Bintulu Fire and Rescue save man trapped in vehicle that plunged down ravine

(The Star) #1

MIRI: The Bintulu Fire and Rescue Department rescued a man from the wreckage of his four-wheel drive after it plunged down a ravine on Monday (March 12) night.

The department said in a statement on Tuesday (March 13) that the injured middle-aged man was discovered by villagers from a nearby longhouse.

It added that the man was found pinned in the driver’s seat after his vehicle crashed, and said that the man had been trapped in his vehicle for more than a day before being found.

The Department said that the villagers alerted the police who in turn sought their assistance.

It added that the driver has been sent to the Bintulu Hospital after he was freed by Department personnel.