KOTA KINABALU: A newly-wed was among two teachers killed in a car crash as they headed for work in Tawau this morning.
In the 6am mishap, Dayana Damsah, 27, who had just got married 10 days ago, died while being rushed to a health clinic in Merotai.
Her friend Nurizyani Kafli, 24, in the meantime succumbed to injuries while being treated at the emergency unit at the Tawau Hospital several hours later.
It was learned the women were heading from Taman Semarak for work at Sekolah Kebangsaan Umas-Umas when they crashed and subsequently landed on a riverbank at Km32 Jalan Tawau-Kalabakan .
District Fire and Rescue Chief Zulbada Alior said all the victims were thrown out of the car on impact.