Woman dies, husband injured in road crash
A woman was killed while her husband was in critical condition when their car crashed into the rear of a stationary lorry at Km 74 Sandakan-Lahad Datu Road on Sunday night. Front seat passenger Lai Tit Lin, 38, died of serious injuries at the scene. Police and members of the public removed her body and her injured husband identified as Chin Tee Ting, also aged 38, from the wreckage of the vehicle. Their five-year-old daughter, Chin Wan Wai, who was seated in the rear of the car, was unhurt. They were travelling from the direction of Sandakan and heading towards Lahad Datu when the tragedy occurred about 7.4Opm. The lorry was said to have stalled and left on the road. The woman’s body was sent to the district hospital while her husband was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit of the Duchess of Kent Hospital here. OCPD DSP Jaini Abdul Kadir confirmed the incident when contacted.