Two people were killed in a head-on collision at Km 57 Jalan Sri Aman-Sarikei in Pais, Skrang along the Pan Borneo trunk road early Saturday.

It was learnt that the two victims, a man and a woman, were travelling in a Proton Iswara with two others when it collided with another vehicle, a Perodua Viva from the opposite direction at about 6.40 am.

The driver of the Perodua Viva was unhurt, according to an initial report from the Sri Aman police station, which had yet to ascertain all the victims’ identities.

On Thursday, four officers from the Sarawak Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) were also killed on the same stretch of road in another head-on collision.

In the 3.30 pm accident, which occurred at Km 48, Jalan Sri Aman-Sarikei, Jakim assistant director Ibrahim Hailee, 35, and three women officers, Harliani Hanani, 29, Halimah Hamrie, 30 and Qurraty Aini Rolfandy, 23 were killed on impact while two other officers were seriously injured.

The 44-year-old driver of the timber trailer, which collided with the multi-purpose vehicle they were travelling in, were unhurt. – Bernama