Motorcyclist killed in collision

The scene of accident.

MIRI: A 38-year-old man was killed when the motorcycle he was riding on collided with a pickup at KM62 Miri Coastal Road near Sungai Sibuti Bridge this morning.

State Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief Supt Alexson Naga Chabu said that the motorcyclist was killed on the spot in the 10.30am accident.

The deceased was identified as Nasir Abidin from Kg Tiris, Bekenu here.

“The victim was confirmed dead by the police at the scene and the body was sent to Miri Hospital for post-mortem.

“Meanwhile, the 34-year-old pickup driver was not injured in the accident,” he added.

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