SIBU: A 19-year old man died, four others were critically injured while one person sustained light injuries after the car the car they were travelling was involved in an accident in Jalan Baru Sematan, Lundu, at about6.30am Monday (May 6).
In its daily update, the state Fire and Rescue Department said the dead teen was identified as David Dillon Anton from Kampung Bungai Raya Simunjan.
One of the four who were critically injured remains unidentified while the others are Nickolin Jeffry, 25, from Kpg Batu Mumong Atas Simunjan; Danielle Divedrom, 22, from Kampung Pueh Sematan; and Sellestin Carl Stanlly, 16, from Kampung Pueh Sematan while 16-year-old Alraxson Menghuan suffered light injuries.
"The driver lost control and crashed into the roadside. One of the injured had come out of the car by himself while three others were thrown out of the car from the impact of the accident.
"David, who was in the back seat, was stuck and firemen had to use a rescue tool to extricate him. However, he died later," the update said.
The four others have been sent to Lundu hospital by ambulance.