Sunday, January 29

Female driver burnt to death in car-pickup truck collision in Limbang

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The car that was destroyed by fire following an accident at Jalan Nanga Medamit in Limbang this morning.

MIRI (Aug 15): A female driver was burnt to death when her car caught fire following an accident at Jalan Nanga Medamit in Limbang this morning.

The deceased has been identified as Dorris Serudin, 55.

Limbang Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) chief Awangku Mohd Hazmin Awang Zainal said a team of 11 personnel from the Limbang fire station was rushed to the scene located about 35 kilometres from the fire station after receiving a distress call at 9am.

“Upon arriving at the scene, the team found that a car had caught fire following a collision with a pickup truck.

“Firefighters immediately proceeded to extinguish the fire and later found the burnt body of the driver inside,” he said.

Awangku Mohd Hazmin said the male driver of the pickup truck who sustained injuries was sent to the nearby hospital by members of the public.