Mo­tor­cy­clist dies after col­li­sion with 4WD ve­hi­cle

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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.

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