Motorcyclist killed in crash with 4WD vehicle in Labuan

LABUAN: A motorcyclist was killed when his machine was involved in a collision with a four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle in Jalan Tanjung Batu here last night.

Jaxmiron Jahilin, 24, died on the spot in the 11.05pm crash. He sustained head injuries.

The 66-year-old woman driver of the Toyota Land Cruiser escaped unhurt in the incident which occurred near the Tiara Hotel.

Labuan police chief Supt Adzhar Othman said Jaxmiron's motorcycle collided with the 4WD which was coming from the opposite lane, hurling him on the wet and slippery road.

He believed the slippery road could have resulted in the victim losing control of his machine. — Bernama