Saturday, January 18

Father of five killed as motorbike hit by Hilux


KOTA KINABALU: A 40-year-old man was killed when the motorcycle he was riding was knocked down by a Toyota Hilux at the Foh Sang traffic intersection in Luyang here yesterday.The victim, identified as Jais Katin from Tambunan, died on the spot of head and body injuries in the 1.30am incident.

It is believed that Jais was making a U-turn at the traffic light towards Bukit Padang in Luyang when he was hit by the Hilux from the opposite direction.

The victim’s body was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for a post-mortem.

Police detained the Toyota Hilux driver to assist in their investigation.

The victim left behind a wife and five children.