Motorcyclist dies from severe injuries after crash

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - A motorcyclist involved in a recent collision died yesterday morning, as a result of severe head injuries.

Details of the accident were revealed during a press conference held yesterday at the Bandar Seri Begawan Central Police Station, chaired by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Hamidon bin Haji Ibrahim, the Acting Assistant Officer Commanding Police District (OCPD) in Brunei-Muara.

According to DSP Hamidon, the Limau Manis Police Station received a report at 4.51pm last Sunday, about a motorcycle and passenger car collision on Jalan Junjungan, Kampong Lumapas.

An initial investigation revealed that the 27-year-old victim had no valid motorcycle licence, insurance and road tax. It is also believed that he was not wearing the mandatory crash helmet at the time of the accident.

This is the second fatality involving a motorcyclist this year, in the Brunei-Muara District.

In view of this, the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) is urging all road users to comply with traffic regulations, including the wearing of crash helmets, driving within the specified limits and refraining from using a mobile phone while driving.

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