Miri cop killed in hit-and-run accident

SUBANG JAYA: Mourning the loss of one of their own, police here are calling on witnesses to a possible hit-and-run incident which killed a lance corporal who was returning home from work on Friday.

L/Kpl Basil Gregory Anak Albert Likau (pic) had just wrapped his duties and was travelling home on a motorcycle along Jalan Subang Kelana at about 5am Saturday when he may have rammed another vehicle.

The victim’s Yamaha Ego LC motorcycle was crushed and L/Kpl Basil Gregory died at the scene from severe injuries to the head.

Subang Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Yahaya Ramli said the two-lane road was dry and clear at the time of the incident, and the weather was fair. The accident left an eight metre long skid mark on the pavement.

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“Judging by the damage to the motorcycle, he may have hit the vehicle. We are calling on any witnesses of the accident to come forward to assist investigations,” he said.

L/Kpl Basil Gregory’s body was taken to the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) and later flown back to his hometown in Miri.

The 27-year-old served as the camp commandant of the Subang Jaya district police. He was unmarried.

The case is being investigated for reckless driving. – Star Online

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