KUCHING, Jan 14 — A female passenger was killed while three others suffered injuries when a four-wheel-drive vehicle they were collided with a 10-tonne lorry in Sebangan, Simunjan today.
The deceased was identified as 64-year old Poziah Undin, a backseat passenger, while the seriously injured persons were identified as driver Izat Al-Hakim Khairul Azizi and passenger Kartinah Firdaus.
However, the front seat passenger Fatimah Zainuddin, the wife of a state assemblyman, escaped with minor injuries.
A spokesman of the Simunjan Fire and Rescue Department said the driver of the lorry was unhurt in the accident which happened at the Kakus-Sebuyau road junction in Sebangan, about 20km from the Simunjan town.
He said the accident happened about 11.50am this morning. The injured have been admitted to the Simunjan district hospital.