Cops looking for husband after wife hit by car in Miri

MIRI: A woman was injured when she was apparently struck by her husband’s car at Kampung Wireless here on Thursday, police said.

She has been admitted to Hospital Miri with hip injuries.

Miri district police chief Lim Meng Seah said the incident happened at 10.30pm when the housewife, aged 53, was returning home from the mosque with a friend.

She spotted her husband with another woman in a car by the roadside.

Lim said she approached the car to get some money to buy some medicine.

Lim said the husband’s car suddenly lurched and hit her. She was thrown by the roadside and was later taken to hospital.

Lim said the husband, aged 50, from Kampung Lutong, Miri, had been married for 30 years and had eight children.

He said police were now looking for the husband and have classified the case under Sect 307 of the Penal Code for attempted murder.