Fatal accident near Lutong bridge, Miri

Pix by Daisy Kho
Pix by Daisy Kho

UPDATED One died (one seriously injured / initially thought to have died) in a tragic accident in Lutong, Miri after a pick-up truck Nissan Navara reportedly went out of control and crashed into another vehicle on the opposite lanes today.

One of the victims was seen near the wreckage of pickup truck probably thrown out of the vehicle upon impact, while another body stuck inside the vehicle.

Fortunately, the two people onboard Toyota Innova survived the accident but suffered serious injury as well.

The accident caused traffic to almost standstill along the bridge for hours.

Two fire engines from Lopeng fire station rushed to the scene to extricate those trapped in the wreckage.

Police are still investigating actual causes of the incident.

Read more: http://www.theborneopost.com/2014/11/02/4wd-car-collision-leaves-one-dead-three-injured/#ixzz3Hs6RP8KI

In unrelated accident case, also in Miri, a car reportedly ignited after the crash. It was immediately douse off by firemen.

Details coming up…