BELURAN (Bernama): A Canadian motorcyclist died after his machine was involved in a collision with a four-wheel drive vehicle at KM24 of the Kota Ranau-Telupid road, near Kampung Mangkadait here Friday (Sept 20).
In the incident at 1.30pm, Beluran OCPD Supt Kasim Muda said the victim identified as Ryan Saunders, 40, died at the scene.
"Preliminary investigations revealed that the victim rode his motorcycle from the direction of Ranau heading towards Telupid.
"Upon arriving at a bend, Ryan who was riding at high speed wanted to overtake a vehicle in front, but he had instead crashed into the 4WD vehicle from the opposite direction, ” he said in a statement here.
Supt Kasim said the police were trying to trace the next-of-kin of the victim through the embassy to attend the post-mortem process and claim the body.
Meanwhile, he said the driver of the 4WD, a Frenchman, sustained only light injuries while another passenger escaped injury. - Bernama