Thursday, June 27

Hit and run victim nearly run over by another car

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KOTA KINABALU: A 52-year-old man from Tenom was found lying in the middle of the Tuaran Road near SM Shan Tao here on Thursday night.

He is believed to be a victim of hit and run incident.

The victim was believed to be crossing the road when he was knocked down by a vehicle which was heading towards the city centre from Tuaran around 9.50pm.

The vehicle fled the scene.

It was learnt that another oncoming vehicle almost ran over the victim as he was lying on the road.

Passers-by came to the victim’s aid.

and called the police before a Civil Defence ambulance arrived to take the victim to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for treatment.

Police are calling for eyewitnesses to come forward to assist them with their investigation.