2 Chinese nationals killed in road accident

MIRI (Bernama) – Two Chinese nationals were killed and another was badly injured in a road accident on the Bintulu-Tatau Road yesterday that also took the life of the driver of the four-wheel-drive vehicle they were travelling in.

Zhao Shugang, 51, and Hao Ping, 44, died in the accident between their Hilux vehicle and a trailer lorry along the Bintulu-Tatau Road at 7.40am, said Bintulu Police chief ACP Zailanni Amit.

The injured passenger of the vehicle was Tang Dingping, 43, while the Malaysian driver, Kong Tze Hua, 57, was also killed, he said in a statement.

Zailanni said the 44-year-old driver of the trailer lorry was unhurt and had been detained to help in the investigation.