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Man seriously hurt in mishap
Published on: Friday, April 20, 2018

Kota Kinabalu: A man in his 30s suffered severe injuries to his face after he rammed his vehicle into the back of a lorry near Tanjung Lipat, Likas, Thursday.

The man, travelling in an old Ford car, was heading from Kota Kinabalu to Tanjung Lipat at 4.20am.

When he arrived near the Tanjung Lipat playground area, he rammed into the back of the lorry which was used to water plants. He was sent to the hospital for treatment.

In another accident, a 23-year-old sustained light injuries after the Perodua Kancil he was travelling in overturned in front of SJK (C) Chung Hwa, here, Thursday.

It was learnt that the man was heading from Penampang to Manggatal when the incident occurred at 4am.

He was believed to be trying to avoid hitting a dog when he lost control of his car and overtuned.

Meanwhile, a motorcyclist in his 50s was seriously hurt following an accident with a Perodua Viva in front of Taman Cantik along Jalan Lintas-Kepayan, here, Thursday.

It was believed that the motorcyclist was heading from Lintas towards the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) when the accident occurred at around 2pm.

His machine was believed to have been hit by the side of a Perodua Viva driven by a 58-year-old man which was making a U-turn.

The motorcyclist suffered serious injuries to his face following the incident and was sent to the hospital. Sgt. Morni was at the scene. - Jimmy Goh

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