MIRI – A woman in her 30s cheated death when the car she was driving collided with an oncoming car near Suai Bridge in Niah at about 8am yesterday.
The victim was travelling with her family towards Bintulu from Miri.
It is learnt that after crossing over Suai bridge, an oncoming 4WD was believed to have veered into the opposite lane, causing it to collide with the victim’s vehicle.
The victim injured her leg, but her family escaped unhurt. She was taken to Batu Niah Clinic in an ambulance. The driver of the 4WD was also unhurt.
In an unrelated incident, a woman in her 30s suffered head injuries when she lost control of her vehicle while negotiating a sharp bend at Km 16 in Bakam at about 9am yesterday.
The victim who was coming from the direction of Bekenu, heading towards Miri landed in a ditch. Passers-by who saw the incident alerted Miri Hospital which sent a team of paramedics to the scene.
The victim was taken to Miri Hospital in an ambulance.