SIBU: An elderly woman was killed and four people injured when two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision in Jalan Teku here yesterday.

Hajijah Sarujie, 73, died at the scene in the 6.45am incident when the Proton Saga car she was travelling in crashed into a Perodua Alza car coming from the opposite direction.

The injured were identified as Saga driver Nor Aziah Yaacob Ahmad Hanafiah, 48, Alza driver Huong Mee Siong, 50, and her passengers Wong Leh Lung, 14, and Wong Teck Kee, 16.

Firemen from the Sungai Merah station were dispatched to the scene to extricate Hajijah’s body and Nor Aziah from the wreck. The injured were taken to Sibu Hospital.