Passers-by helping Mohd Nur after the accident in Miri
MIRI: A traffic policeman assigned to the 18th Sukma Games here was knocked down while escorting Malaysia Karate Federation (Makaf) president Tan Sri Mohd Ali Rustam.
Deputy police chief Supt Stanley Johnathan Ringgit said L/Kop Mohd Nur Iman Ngarif, 24, from the Kunak police headquartes in Sabah sustained minor injuries in the accident at a traffic light in Jalan Merbau Miri at 5pm Monday.
“Before the accident, the victim who came from Jalan Sylvia, had stopped at the middle of the Jalan Merbau traffic light area to direct vehicles to give way through sirens.
“Suddenly a multi purpose vehicle from the direction of Jalan Merbau, which failed to adhere to the instruction, crashed into the victim’s motorcycle, causing him to be thrown onto the road,” he told Bernama.
He said the victim had been sent to the Miri Hospital for treatment. – Bernama