A fatal car accident occurred, when the driver lost control and turned over at the Telisai-Telamba-Lumut Highway area towards Belait. The Royal Brunei Police Force received the emergency call through 993 at 7.30 in the morning and personnel from the Tutong Police Station rushed to the accident site to conduct the investigation.
According to Probation Inspector Abdul Hakim bin Haji Mohd Salleh, Acting Officer in Command of Tutong Police Station, the investigation conducted found that the deceased victim was a 30-year-old uniformed personnel. The deceased victim was brought to Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah Hospital in Tutong and was pronounced to have passed away due to major head and back injuries from being thrown out of the vehicle. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
The Royal Brunei Police Force advises road users to always be cautious while driving and adhere to the speed limits stipulated. Road users are also urged to use their safety belts to avoid unwanted incidents.
Source: Radio Television Brunei