Car driver injured in accident with a pickup

BINTULU: A 23-year-old identified as Amirul Malong sustained light injuries after the car he was driving got involved in an accident with a pickup on Thursday night.

Bintulu Fire and Rescue Department station chief Dihata Gobel said the accident occurred at Mile 12 Bintulu-Miri road.

He said seven personnel from Bintulu Fire Station were despatched to the scene about 13km away after receiving a call for help around 11.25pm.

The victim who was trapped in the driver’s seat sustained injuries on his head and left thigh, and was sent to Bintulu Hospital.

The driver of the pickup and his passenger were unhurt in the accident.