Saturday, July 31

Bikers warded after crash near Jalan Tun Salahuddin


KUCHING: A motorcyclist and his pillion rider were seriously injured after their motorcycle collided with a car near Jalan Tun Salahuddin in the wee hours of yesterday.

State Traffic Investigation and Enforcement acting chief ASP Matthew Manggie said both victims were admitted to Sarawak General Hospital with serious injuries.

“The motorcyclist sustained injuries on the head and was warded in the red zone while the pillion rider suffered a broken

left arm and was treated at the yellow zone,” he said, adding that the pair was thrown into a drain following the impact of the crash.

“In the incident that occurred around 1.30am, the car driver had lost control of his vehicle before it rammed into the motorbike,” said ASP Matthew.