New Year’s eve scare for family of eight

MIRI: A family of eight, including four young children, was rattled after a four wheel drive (4WD) that they were in was involved in a collision at Vista-Permyjaya road on New Year’s eve.

In the 8pm crash, the family was heading towards Bekenu from Permyjaya when a single cab pickup truck allegedly rammed their vehicle and sped off the scene.

However, the family’s relatives who were in another car managed to pursue the pickup truck.

It is understood that three men were on board the pickup truck which was coming out of Jalan Perak junction heading towards Permyjaya when the accident occured.

According to the 4WD’s female driver, she and her family was on their way home to Bekenu for New Year’s countdown.

“Out of the blue, the single cab pickup came out of the junction and rammed the front side of my 4WD before fleeing off the scene,” said the female driver when met at the crash scene by The Borneo Post.

Police are investigating the incident.



Thank goodness nothing serious happened.