Motorcyclist dies after collision with 4WD vehicle
KUCHING: A motorcyclist succumbed to injuries sustained in a head-on collision with a fourwheel-drive (4WD) vehicle at Mile 15 off Kuching Outer Ring Road on Friday.
Charles Henry Joly, 23, of Kampung Stabut, Jalan Padawan was taken to Sarawak General Hospital Heart Centre where he died at 8am yesterday.
State Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department deputy chief Bingkok John said the accident occurred at 8.45pm when the motorcyclist attempted to overtake a car. “He failed to make it and his bike collided with an oncoming 4WD vehicle on the opposite lane,” he said this when contacted yesterday.
The victim’s family did not want a postmortem to be conducted.
“The case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987,” he said.