Marcos Ason Death – Cause of Death – A motorcyclist was killed and his pillion rider (passenger) sustained injuries when they had an accident at KM 20 Bintulu-Tatau Road around noon yesterday.
The accident happened when the driver identified as Marcos Ason, 33, and his female pillion rider, aged 40, were crashed into the rear tyres of a tanker truck.
Marcos was declared dead at the emergency ward after being rushed to the hospital.
The 56-year-old tanker truck driver was on the way from Bintulu to Tatau.
Zulkipli narrated; “When it reached the scene on a straight line, a motorcycle from the opposite direction suddenly entered the path of the tanker truck.
“The driver managed to hit the brakes but could not avoid the collision with the motorcycle which crashed into the right rear tyres.”
Meanwhile, the female pillion rider who suffered injuries on her right leg received treatment at the hospital’s yellow zone.
The truck driver was not injured in any way.