LABUAN: A 48-year-old man was killed while his two daughters suffered injuries when a Perodua Kancil they were travelling in plunged into a ravine in Kg Layangan here last night.
The deceased identified as Abd Rashid Bahari was pronounced dead at the scene while his daughters Nur Aqeesha, 8, and Nor Izah Batrisyah,10, sustained injuries in the 8pm accident.
Layangan fire station chief Huzyman Malikin said they received a call about the accident at 8.26pm and a team was quickly deployed.
He said firemen had a tough time getting the deceased out of the vehicle as the front part of the car was badly damaged.
“We handed over the body to the police for further action,” he said.
He said search and rescue operations ceased at 9.25pm after firemen checked and swept the area for any hazardous elements.