Two teens hurt as vehicle overturns

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LAHAD DATU: Two teenagers were injured after the four-wheel drive vehicle they were travelling in overturned at Km 42 Lahad Datu-Tungku Road Tuesday.

District acting police chief ASP Bong Kuet Khiun yesterday said the two passengers aged between 18 and 20, suffered minor head injuries while the 23-year-old driver escaped unhurt.

Bong said the three victims were on the way to Lahad Datu town.

Initial police investigation showed the driver lost control of the vehicle before it overturned several times and hit a tree.

The two injured victims were sent to the Lahad Datu hospital.

Police are investigating the case under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.