Cyclist killed in highway accident

Daniel Lim

A cyclist died after he was knocked down by a vehicle along the Seria By-Pass Highway yesterday morning, the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) stated in a release yesterday.

The driver of the vehicle is being questioned while investigations are ongoing.

This photo provided by the police shows the scene of the accident at the Seria-by-pass highway in Belait District yesterday.

Police officers revealed that the cyclist was believed to be riding alone on the highway’s left shoulder lane, when he was struck by the vehicle from behind. Paramedics confirmed that the man had died at the scene of the accident with the cause of death under investigation.

The RBPF urged road users and pedestrians to be focussed and be aware of the surrounding while driving.