Father dies, daughters injured after car crashes, lands on its side in Labuan


The car which landed on its side.

KOTA KINABALU: A man was killed while his two young daughters escaped with light injuries after the car they were travelling in crashed and landed on its side in Labuan.

The victim has been identified as Abd Rashid Bahari, 48.

Labuan OCPD Supt Ahmad Jawila said the car had crashed after the driver lost control of it while driving along Jalan Mohd Salleh in Taman Damai at 8.30pm on Friday (June 2).

“The driver, who was trapped in his seat, died on the spot.

“The two other passengers in the car, the victim’s daughters, aged eight and 10, received minor injuries," he said on Saturday (June 3).

Supt Ahmad said Abd Rashid's body had been sent to the hospital for an autopsy, adding the case was being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for reckless driving.

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