Charred remains of woman found in car that bursts into flames after accident


LIMBANG: The charred remains of a woman was found in a car that burst into flames following an accident involving a Proton Saga and a Toyota Hilux four-wheel drive.

The accident occurred at Jalan Nanga Medamit here at about 9am on Monday (Aug 15).

A Limbang Fire and Rescue Department team and police who rushed to the scene that is situated about 35km from here, identified the charred remains of the victim as Dorris Serudin, 55.

"Upon arrival at the scene, the rescue team saw a car that was involved in an accident with a four-wheel drive on fire while the four-wheel drive vehicle had tumbled by the road shoulder.

"When the team managed to douse the fire, the charred remains of the driver were found.

"The fire and rescue team later handed the charred remains to the police for investigations,” said the commander of operation, Awangku Mohd Hazman Awang Zainal.

He said the man who was driving the four-wheel drive suffered injuries and was sent to the hospital by members of the public. - Bernama

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