Home > News > Nation
Thursday January 16, 2014 MYT 9:39:00 PM
Thursday January 16, 2014 MYT 9:40:40 PM
IPOH: Two people, one of them the driver, were badly hurt and eight others were slightly injured after an express bus they were travelling in skidded and landed in a ditch along the North-South Expressway near Taiping on Thursday.
Taiping Fire and Rescue chief Hasna Rashid said the bus was carrying 23 passengers from Lumut to Alor Setar when it knocked into the side railing at Km217.5 on a north-bound lane of the highway at 1.50 pm and landed in the ditch.
"All the injured people were rushed to the Taiping Hospital and the unhurt passengers were transferred to another bus and resumed their journey to Alor Setar, he added.
Twenty firemen from the Taiping and Kuala Kangsar fire and rescue stations helped the passengers out of the bus and cleaned up the oil spill on the body of the vehicle and on the road, said Hasna.
Taiping OCPD ACP Yusof Mohd Diah said the bus was trying to avoid ramming a car when the accident happened. - Bernama
37 cheat death after bus crashes in ditch
M’sian children hurt in Aussie bus accident
Three UIA students critical after bus plunges into ditch
topples onto its side
Catering van plunges into ditch, killing two workers
Former resort worker to hang for killing manager
Activist facing sedition charges seeks asylum in Sweden
MDDB organises puppies, dog adoption project
WHO: Ebola cases cross 10,000 mark, fatality rate close to 50%
Father desperately seeking mentally-ill son
Marine cops foil smuggling bid, seize RM1.4 worth of illegal cigarettes
US$100mil Ebola pledge from Microsoft co-founder Allen
Hiking haven: The Ricketts Glen State Park in northeastern Pennsylvania
Rabat closing in on moto2 title in Malaysia
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)