Tragic Accident Claims Life of Motorcyclist on Jalan Batu Kawa-Matang, Kuching


Motorcyclist Succumbs to Injuries After Accident at Jalan Batu Kawa-Matang

Tragic Accident Claims Life of Motorcyclist on Jalan Batu Kawa-Matang, Kuching
Tragic Accident Claims Life of Motorcyclist on Jalan Batu Kawa-Matang, Kuching

Tragedy Strikes on Jalan Batu Kawa-Matang

In a tragic incident today, a 26-year-old motorcyclist lost his life following a severe accident on Jalan Batu Kawa-Matang. The incident, which occurred at 1:16 pm, has left the community in shock and mourning.

Details of the Incident

According to Supt Mohd Irwan Hafiz Md Radzi, the Padawan district police chief, the victim sustained critical injuries during the accident. Despite receiving immediate medical attention at the scene and subsequent transportation to Sarawak General Hospital, the young man tragically succumbed to his injuries. The medical team at the hospital pronounced him deceased shortly after arrival.

Police Investigation Underway

The authorities have initiated an investigation under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 to ascertain the circumstances leading to the fatal accident. Supt Mohd Irwan Hafiz Md Radzi emphasized the importance of gathering all pertinent details to understand the sequence of events and factors contributing to the tragedy.

Community Response and Safety Concerns

The incident has prompted local residents to voice concerns over road safety along Jalan Batu Kawa-Matang. Calls for enhanced safety measures, including increased patrols and speed enforcement, have surfaced in response to the unfortunate loss of life.


The community mourns the untimely death of the young motorcyclist and awaits further updates from the ongoing police investigation. As details continue to emerge, the incident serves as a sobering reminder of the importance of road safety and vigilance while traveling.


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