Tragic Incident: 72-Year-Old Driver Dies in Collision on Jalan Saratok-Roban


A fatal collision between a sedan and a 4WD vehicle has claimed the life of a 72-year-old driver earlier today.

SARATOK, June 18 – In a tragic incident along Jalan Saratok-Roban this morning (June 18), emergency responders were alerted to the scene where the elderly driver was found unconscious outside his vehicle following the crash.

The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) Sarawak promptly arrived at 7.22am, dispatching firefighters from the Saratok station to manage the situation.

Paramedics from the Ministry of Health attended to the scene and unfortunately declared the elderly man deceased on-site. Fortunately, the 38-year-old driver and the 22-year-old passenger of the 4WD vehicle emerged unharmed from the collision.

Firefighters undertook the recovery of the deceased’s body, which was subsequently handed over to the police for further investigation.

The operation concluded after the thorough clearance of accident debris from the road, ensuring the safety and accessibility of the accident site for other road users.


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