Man killed in wee hour accident

James Kon

A 38-year-old local man lost his life in a tragic accident after his vehicle lost control and crashed into a concrete lamp post at the junction of Kampong Sungai Kebun early yesterday morning.

According to the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), personnel from the Kampong Ayer Police Station were dispatched to the scene after receiving an emergency call at 5.45am through the 993 police hotline.

The man was rushed to the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital, where he was pronounced dead from a serious head injury.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.

The damaged vehicle after hitting a lamp post. PHOTO: RBPF