| James Kon |
AN ELDERLY woman passed away on Wednesday at the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital as she succumbed to her injuries sustained in a self-car accident on February 1 at Kg Birau, Tutong.
The victim, aged 56, was in the back seat of the vehicle driven by the son-in-law while her daughter was in the front passenger seat.
The accident took place near RIPAS Secondary School and the Royal Brunei Police Force received the distress call at around 3.40pm.
According to a report, the victim sustained serious injuries to the back of her head.
She was brought to the Tutong Hospital and then transferred to RIPAS Hospital.
The driver, aged 23, and front passenger, aged 18, suffered light injuries.
The Royal Brunei Police is investigating the case.