A 10 year old primary school student in Sabah was killed and two others injured after a drunk driver ran over them on March 11.

Max Christty from SK Tempasuk 2 was pronounced dead at the scene at about 6.45am where the accident took place.

Meanwhile, Maxryona Masdi, 7, of SK Tempasuk 2; and Michelle Marianne David, 14, of SMK Pekan 1, suffered serious head injuries and are in critical condition.

It was learnt that they were waiting for transportation to go to school by the roadside of Jalan Tempasuk 2.

The car then crashed into a concrete house nearby

7-year-old Maxryona Masdi and 14-year-old Michelle Marianne David were brought to the hospital by passers-by before firefighters were despatched to the scene.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the 54 year old drunk driver lost control of his Nissan Sentra from the town center here to his home at Kampung Tempasuk 2

“The (car) skidded and rammed into the children, before crashing into a concrete house nearby.

“The driver suffered only minor injuries. He received treatment at the district hospital before being arrested for suspected drunk driving,” said district police chief Superintendent Mohd Zaidi Abdullah.


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