An accident at Kilometre 8 Seria Mumong Highway in Kuala Belait has claimed a live. Superintendent of Police Mohammad Azrie bin Haji Talip, Acting Commanding Officer of the Belait Police District confirmed the death at a media conference at the Seria Police Station.

According to Superintendent of Police Mohammad Azrie, the victim was an 18-year-old local man. He was driving a saloon car together with a woman passenger on their way to Belait town. Preliminary investigation found that the car driven by the victim lost control and skidded to the roadside and hit a lamp post. Following the accident, the victim suffered serious injury to his head and was pronounced dead at the Suri Seri Begawan Hospital in Kuala Belait. Meanwhile, the passenger was slightly injured. The Royal Brunei Police would like to remind road users to always drive carefully and abide by the regulations and road signs.

Source: Radio Television Brunei