Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision with car
SARATOK: A motorcyclist was killed while his pillion rider was seriously injured after their machine collided head-on with a car at KM24 Kabong-Roban road near here on Friday.
When contacted, Saratok District police chief DSP Mordani Tanin identified the motorcyclist as Satu Lidang, 50, from Rumah Langan, Ulu Sebetan and the pillion rider as Kadi Ajun, 20.
The accident happened around 4.30pm, when the two were travelling from Kabong to Roban, and the car was coming from the opposite direction.
Satu and Kadi were both thrown off the motorcycle in the collision.
The impact of the accident was so great that the motorcycle became embedded in the front of the car.
Both the badly-damaged car and motorcycle ended up in a ditch.
The 59-year-old car driver was not injured in the accident.
Mordani added the case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.
The badly damaged motorcycle and car in the ditch.